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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Czech Republic becomes the first NATO member to send tanks to Ukraine” – below is their description.
The Czech Republic has become the first NATO member to send tanks to Ukraine. More than a dozen T-72 tanks as well as BVP-1 infantry fighting vehicles have been loaded on to trains destined for front line combat.
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About This Source - CGTN
This story is an English language news item from CGTN. CGTN is a Chinese state-funded broadcaster.
The Czech Republic, also called by its short-form name, Czechia, is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It is a unitary parliamentary republic.
Czechoslovakia was restored in 1945 until 1 January 1993 when it dissolved with its constituent states becoming the independent states of the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The Czech Republic is a member of NATO, EU, OECD, OSCE and CoE.
The Czech Republic is a developed country with an advanced, high income social market economy.
Ukraine is a large country in Eastern Europe known for its Orthodox churches, Black Sea coastline and forested mountains. Its capital, Kiev, features the gold-domed St. Sophia’s Cathedral, with 11th-century mosaics and frescoes. Overlooking the Dnieper River is the Kiev Pechersk Lavra monastery complex, a Christian pilgrimage site housing Scythian tomb relics and catacombs containing mummified Orthodox monks.