Ukraine deployment All of today’s papers cover Prime Minister David Cameron’s announcement that Britain will send military personnel to Ukraine to train the country’s Armed Forces with medical, logistics, tactical intelligence and infantry teams.
Russian aircraft There has also been widespread reporting today, including on the Telegraph website, that RAF Typhoon aircraft scrambled to intercept Russian aircraft travelling off the coast of the UK yesterday.
ISIL & Libya Security in Libya has collapsed in the wake of the revolution that unseated Colonel Gaddafi in 2011 reports the Daily Telegraph
Iraq There is a story in the Independent (p6) which follows yesterday’s widespread reporting of the Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider Abadi interview, in which he says he is planning a major offensive to liberate Mosul.
Ukraine A number of stories appear in the papers this morning following the Defence Secretary’s announcement during his visit to Brussels yesterday. The Independent writes that Britain will take a lead role in a new NATO rapid-reaction force aimed at bolstering defence …