Ukrainian Air Force receives first MiG fighter jet from allies Slovakia.

SLOVAKIA has handed over the first four MiG-29 jets it has pledged to donate to Ukraine, with the rest of the planes to be delivered in the coming weeks, the Slovak Defence Ministry said on Thursday (March 23).

Slovakia, a NATO member on the military alliance's eastern flank, last week joined Poland in announcing the delivery of jets to Ukraine. In total, Slovakia said it would donate 13 of the Soviet-made fighter jets, which Kyiv believes are crucial to repel Russia's year-long invasion.

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