Defence ministry denies reports of alleged artillery losses because of Russian hackers' break into software
Дата: 06.01.2017 14:35
The Ukrainian Ground Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine command has dismissed media reports of howitzers having been destroyed after Russian hackers broke into Ukrainian artillerymen's software.
Family of American professor donates medical equipment to Ukrainian soldiers
Дата: 06.01.2017 12:25
In Lviv, the family of American professor from Stanford University donated medical equipment to the Military and Medical Clinical Center of Western region.
NSDC backs national program of army development till 2020
Дата: 30.12.2016 13:55
The National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine at its sitting on Thursday approved a draft national program of the development of Armed Forces for the period till 2020, the NSDC’s press service reports.
Defence minister: Conflict in east Ukraine can only be resolved through negotiations
Дата: 08.12.2016 14:50
The conflict in eastern Ukraine can only be resolved with peaceful methods, Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak said.
US Senate may approve $350 mln in military assistance to Ukraine already this week
Дата: 07.12.2016 11:15
The US Senate may finally approve USD 350 million in military assistance to Ukraine, stipulated in the Pentagon's budget for 2017 fiscal year, before the end of this week. Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine for European and Euro-Atlantic integration Ivanna Klympush-Tsyntsadze said in a commentary to Ukrinform.
Russia deploys 55,000 soldiers on border with Ukraine
Дата: 29.11.2016 15:35
Russia has deployed 55,000 servicemen near the border with Ukraine, Deputy Defence Minister of Ukraine Ihor Dolhov said at a conference on Tuesday.
Defence Ministry: 2,145 Ukrainian soldiers killed in ATO over two years
Дата: 29.11.2016 13:40
A total of 2,145 troops of the Ukrainian Armed Forces have been killed in fighting since the start of the war in eastern Ukraine in March 2014, according to the Ukrainian Defence Ministry.
US provides high-speed boats for Ukrainian navy
Дата: 18.11.2016 16:05
Restoration of Ukrainian Navy’s capabilities is one of the priorities of the comprehensive package of assistance to Ukraine, which was endorsed at the Warsaw NATO Summit, Spokeswoman for the Ukraine’s Defence Ministry Oksana Havryliuk said at today’s press conference, Ukrinform reports.
Defence Ministry: Over 63,500 soldiers sign contracts for military service in 2016
Дата: 18.11.2016 12:45
Over 63,500 servicepersons have signed contracts for military service in the Armed Forces of Ukraine this year, Oksana Havrylyuk, the head of Defence Ministry’s department on communication and press, said at a press briefing on November 18, Ukrinform reports.
Poroshenko: Ukraine still interested in lethal arms deliveries from West
Дата: 19.09.2016 11:40
Ukraine is still interested in getting lethal weapons for its armed forces from the West, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said.
Defence Budget 2017 to encourage reforms and development of Armed Forces – Poltorak
Дата: 16.09.2016 12:50
Senior officials of the Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces along with MPs discussed 2017 budgeting of the Armed Forces of Ukraine during a joint session of the Board of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine and Committee of Verkhovna Rada for National Security and Defence. This is reported by the government website.
About 17,000 female soldiers serve in Ukrainian Armed Forces
Дата: 15.09.2016 15:10
At present 17,000 women serve in the Ukrainian Armed Forces, what makes 8.5% of a general number of armed forces personnel. Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze said this at a round table meeting in Kyiv, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
Strategic advisors from US, UK to help reform Ukrainian army
Дата: 09.09.2016 11:30
The United Kingdom and the United States are sending high-ranking advisors on request of Ukrainian Defence Ministry to help in the reforms of the ministry.
Number of armed Russian soldiers increases significantly at Crimean checkpoints
Дата: 11.08.2016 16:35
The number of armed Russian soldiers has increased significantly at the checkpoints on the administrative border with Crimea in last week, spokesman for the Border Guard Service of Ukraine Oleh Slobodian said at a briefing, Ukrinform reports.
Ukrainian army got over 10,000 units of armament since the beginning of 2016
Дата: 29.07.2016 12:55
Since the beginning of 2016, the Ukrainian Armed Forces have received over 10,000 units of armament and military equipment, and over 58,000 samples of ammunition, including anti-tank missiles.