Ukrainian troops using 19th-сentury arms to defend key city – Telegraph

Ukrainian forces

With modern weapons and ammo in short supply, Kiev’s forces are reportedly dusting off old Maxim guns.

Ukrainian forces defending the Donbass town of Artyomovsk, also known as Bakhmut, are relying on Victorian-era Maxim guns, the Telegraph reported on Friday. Despite receiving tens of billions of dollars worth of US and NATO aid, Kiev is reportedly struggling with shortages of arms and ammunition.

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