Defence ministry sends winter gear to Ukraine


The Czech Ministry of Defence has sent cold-weather gear to the Ukrainian army, the ministry announced on its website. The donation consists of 10,000 items from surplus military stocks which are no longer needed by the Czech Army, such as winter coats, boots and earflap caps. The contract was signed by Jan Jireš, director at the ministry's Department of Defense politics and strategy on December 30, 2014. The financial value of the donation has not been specified.