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Ukrainian black berets in training, ready for the battlegroup Helbroc

(credit: Ukrainian Navy)

(B2) The Ukrainian "black berets" - the navy commando force - are perfecting their training as part of the EU's rapid reaction force. It is the battlegroup Helbroc which is on duty this semester. Under Greek command, it also includes Romanians, Bulgarians, Cypriots. The Ukrainians will also continue as part of the NRF 2014, NATO's rapid reaction force.


Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).