https://apnews.com/article/europe-ukraine-lifestyle-government-and-politics-c0b6adc8e7e6dd5be3fc8a22c5bff5f6

Ukraine’s defense minister is under pressure from members of the government over the decision to have female military cadets wear pumps with heels in an important parade.

Defense Minister Andriy Taran on Saturday said he had instructed officials to look into whether “experimental” shoes — ankle boots, according to news reports — could be worn by the female cadets instead of the pumps with heels.

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