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.
Government appoints new deputy defense minister
Дата: 10.11.2016 13:20
The Cabinet of Ministers has appointed Oleh Shevchuk to the post of deputy defense minister. This is stipulated in a relevant resolution posted on the government’s website.
Parliament ratifies Ukraine-UK defence cooperation memorandum
Дата: 02.11.2016 12:30
Ukrainian lawmakers have ratified the Memorandum on mutual understanding and defence cooperation between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Some 236 Ukrainian MPs voted in favour of the relevant decision, Ukrinform reports.
Ukrainian, Swedish Defence Ministries reach agreement on future cooperation prospects
Дата: 07.10.2016 15:05
Ukrainian Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak and Swedish Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist held an official meeting in Stockholm to discuss the state and prospects for developing cooperation in the defence sector between the two countries.
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.
Poroshenko: 5% of GDP should be allocated for defense and security in draft state budget 2017
Дата: 14.09.2016 11:20
5% of GDP should be allocated for defense and security sector in the draft state budget for 2017, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said at the meeting of the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine, the press service of the Head of State reports.
US, Ukraine to deepen defence cooperation
Дата: 08.09.2016 17:48
The United States and Ukraine have agreed to deepen defence cooperation, with a retired US Army general being appointed special adviser to Ukraine's defence minister.
Defence Ministry creates working group for quick solution to social issues of families of fallen ATO soldiers
Дата: 26.08.2016 12:55
The Defence Ministry of Ukraine has established an intergovernmental working group for quick solution to the social issues of families of those killed and disabled ATO soldiers, Defence Ministry spokeswoman Oksana Havryliuk said at a briefing in Kyiv on Friday, Ukrinform reports.
Ukraine to receive artillery systems from Germany
Дата: 19.08.2016 11:45
Ukraine expects practical assistance, namely artillery systems, from Germany, Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany Andriy Melnyk said this in an interview with Reuters.
Ukrainian defence intelligence announces list of Russian personnel transferred to Ukraine
Дата: 17.08.2016 18:05
The Defence Intelligence of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine has issued the list of personnel of the anti-aircraft missile unit of the 60th Infantry Brigade of the Armed Forces of Russia, which was transferred to Ukraine, thus giving facts of increasing Russian military presence in Ukraine.
5% of Ukrainian GDP to be spent on security bloc next year
Дата: 12.08.2016 15:25
The draft state budget of Ukraine for 2017 will stipulate the expenditure for the security bloc in the size it is provided for this year – at the level of 5% of GDP, Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk said on Ukrainian television.
Ukraine, Indonesia sign agreement on defence cooperation
Дата: 05.08.2016 15:25
Ukraine and the Republic of Indonesia have signed the agreement on cooperation in the defence industry, Spokesperson for Ukrainian President Sviatoslav Tseholko posted this on Twitter.
Poroshenko enacts NSDC decision on develop Ukraine's defense industry
Дата: 03.08.2016 14:20
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed an order on a decision taken by the National Security and Defence Council (NSDC) on May 20, 2016, to develop Ukraine's defence industrial complex, having thus enacted a respective NSDC resolution.
Warsaw aid package helping Ukraine expand cooperation with NATO
Дата: 14.07.2016 12:15
The aid package approved at the NATO summit in Warsaw is unprecedented, since it allows using the alliance's assistance in virtually all sectors of security and defence in Ukraine, director of the military policy, strategic planning and international cooperation department of the Ministry of Defence Anatoliy Petrenko, has said.
NATO vows to bolster defenses bordering Russia
Дата: 08.07.2016 14:15
NATO leaders vowed on July 8 to strengthen the alliance’s defenses near its borders with Russia and address challenges from Islamic State extremists, Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, and conflicts that have prompted millions of people to seek refuge in Europe.