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    Poroshenko explains why Ukraine conducts missile tests near occupied Crimea
    Dec01

    Poroshenko explains why Ukraine conducts missile tests near occupied Crimea

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko explains that the only reason why Ukraine is now conducting missile tests in the country`s south near the Russia-occupied Crimean peninsula is the need to get prepared for a full-scale Russian incursion. ”Let me emphasize once again: the only reason that makes us conduct these exercises [by Ukraine`s Air...

    Ukraine publishes Russia`s letter against missile tests near Crimea
    Dec01

    Ukraine publishes Russia`s letter against missile tests near Crimea

    A letter handed over by the Russian side to Ukraine`s military envoy in protest at missile tests near Crimea has been shared with the public. The letter addressing the military attach? under Ukraine`s Embassy in Russia was published by the Ukrayinska Pravda news outlet. ”The Defense Ministry of the Russian Federation warns that if launched...

    Ukraine kicks off missile tests near occupied Crimea

    Head of the Ukrainian South Air Command`s press center Volodymyr Kryzhanivsky has announced the beginning of Ukrainian military drills with missile launches in the south of the country, according to 112 Ukraine TV Channel. According to him, the drills include checking flight tests of guided medium-range surface-to-air missiles, namely the S-300...

    ”No one will tell us what to do!”: Ukraine not to cancel drills near Crimea following Russian threats
    Dec01

    ”No one will tell us what to do!”: Ukraine not to cancel drills near Crimea following Russian threats

    Threats cannot thwart Ukraine`s plans concerning military exercises, a spokesman for the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine on ATO issues Andriy Lysenko told a Kyiv briefing Wednesday, answering a question on Russia`s alleged threats to conduct a missile strike if Ukraine pursued with its plans to hold missile exercises near the temporarily occupied...

    Kremlin threatens with missile strike if Ukraine tests new missile system. New Russian weapon was deployed in Crimea today (Video)
    Nov30

    Kremlin threatens with missile strike if Ukraine tests new missile system. New Russian weapon was deployed in Crimea today (Video)

    Russia threatened with missile strike in the case if Ukraine conducts military drills near the occupied Crimea. This warning is contained in the letter of the Ministry of Defense of Russia, addressed to the military attaché at the Ukrainian Embassy in the Russian Federation. ZN.UA reports this, citing sources in the Ministry of Defense of...

    Russia continues military build up at Ukraine`s borders: 2 infantry divisions set up
    Nov30

    Russia continues military build up at Ukraine`s borders: 2 infantry divisions set up

    Two motorized infantry divisions with units in Belgorod, Voronezh and Smolensk regions were formed in 2016, as announced by Russia`s Defense Minister, Army General Sergei Shoigu, TASS news agency reported. ”This year in the Western Military District, we took about a 100 of arrangement measures, including on the completion of setting up two...

    Corporatization of five enterprises of Ukroboronprom, agreed, including Antonov
    Nov28

    Corporatization of five enterprises of Ukroboronprom, agreed, including Antonov

    Corporatization procedure is already underway in two companies of Ukroboronprom: 2nd Repair Plant of Communication Devices and Kherson Factory of Ship Equipment and Ship Fittings. State Concern Ukroboronprom, which unites Ukraine`s main defense enterprises, and the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade agreed on a possibility of...

    Lukashenko under Kremlin pressure: Russia may prepare for construction of military base in Belarus
    Nov25

    Lukashenko under Kremlin pressure: Russia may prepare for construction of military base in Belarus

    A tender announced by the Russian Defense Ministry for military transportation in international rail traffic sees a boost in volumes of such transportation for 2017, which can be an evidence of certain military accords reached between Alexander Lukashenko and Vladimir Putin, according to the press service of the opposition`s Belarusian Christian...

    Ukrainian aircraft company Antonov completes assembly of first An-132 aircraft
    Nov24

    Ukrainian aircraft company Antonov completes assembly of first An-132 aircraft

    Ukraine`s state-owned enterprise Antonov, the only Ukrainian designer and manufacturer of cargo and passenger planes, completes the work on the assembly of the first An-132 aircraft. Antonov An-32 (NATO reporting name: Cline) is a twin-engined turboprop military transport aircraft The aircraft will be rolled out from a hangar in December. Photos...

    Ukraine tests new mortars
    Nov24

    Ukraine tests new mortars

    New Ukrainian weapons manufactured by UkrOboronProm enterprises-participants passed another testing at the firing ground of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near Kyiv, the company`s press service reports. 82-mm mortars from KBA-48M1, produced by SE Design Bureau Artillery Armament, Molot, 120 and 60-mm caliber mortar, produced in accordance with NATO...

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