Ayear of conflict in Ukraine. More than 1,000 French soldiers are engaged with NATO on the Aigle mission, in Romania near the Ukrainian border. Among them, around forty overseas soldiers. This is the front page of Overseas news for Friday February 24, 2023. Find your entire newspaper here.
It has been a year since Vladimir Putin launched the “special military operation” which resulted in the invasion of Ukraine. In response, NATO notably launched the Aigle mission. In this context, a thousand French soldiers, including several dozen soldiers from overseas, are deployed in Romania, 25 km from the border with Ukraine. They must meet a triple challenge: geographical, climatic and emotional. Gervais Nitcheu and Mourad Bouretima followed them during a manoeuvre.
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