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    Pentagon to Ukraine: ”Maintain momentum on defense reforms”
    Dec07

    Pentagon to Ukraine: ”Maintain momentum on defense reforms”

    U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work and Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister on European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Ivanna Klympush-Tsyntsadze during their meeting in Washington discussed the provision of military aid to Ukraine. Work noted the fiscal year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act offers a promising signal that security...

    Allies to affirm support for Ukraine`s sovereignty at NATO-Ukraine Commission – Kerry
    Dec07

    Allies to affirm support for Ukraine`s sovereignty at NATO-Ukraine Commission – Kerry

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announces that the Allies will affirm their support for Ukraine`s sovereignty at a NATO-Ukraine Commission meeting on Wednesday, December 7. ”Tomorrow, in the NATO-Ukraine Commission, we will support and affirm our steadfast support for the sovereignty and integrity of a democratic Ukraine,” he said in Brussels,...

    NATO, EU to join efforts in countering hybrid threats
    Dec07

    NATO, EU to join efforts in countering hybrid threats

    NATO says the increased cooperation between the Alliance and the European Union will allow for more support for Ukraine. In 2017 the EU and NATO are planning to open a center on countering hybrid threats, that`s according to a joint statement following a meeting of defense ministers in Brussels, the EU`s External Action press service reports....

    Ukrainian aircraft company Antonov offers its aircraft for Trump`s Air Force One
    Dec07

    Ukrainian aircraft company Antonov offers its aircraft for Trump`s Air Force One

    Antonov, Ukraine`s only designer and manufacturer of cargo and passenger aircraft, has offered U.S. President-elect Donald Trump its aircraft for Trump`s presidential fleet, instead of Boeing Air Force one. ”Maybe it is better to consider Antonov aircraft as Air Force One?” Antonov Company asked Mr Trump in a tweet, following earlier reports that...

    Ukraine celebrating Day of Armed Forces
    Dec06

    Ukraine celebrating Day of Armed Forces

    Today, December 6, the country is celebrating the Day of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. On this day, back in 1991, the Law of Ukraine was adopted On the Armed Forces of Ukraine. See also: The Day of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was established with a resolution of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in...

    Stoltenberg: No accord reached at last two meetings of NATO-Russia Council
    Dec06

    Stoltenberg: No accord reached at last two meetings of NATO-Russia Council

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said that NATO and the Russian Federation still have differences in the positions regarding Ukraine, but the Alliance will continue to advocate for the frank dialogue with Russia. ”As we decided in Warsaw at the Summit we agreed to have a focused and meaningful dialogue with Russia,” said Stoltenberg. ...

    British Navy ship monitors Russian destroyer through British waters
    Dec06

    British Navy ship monitors Russian destroyer through British waters

    HMS Sutherland, a Type 23 frigate, was sent from her base at Devonport, Plymouth, to the edge of the English Channel to meet Vice Admiral Kulakov, The Telegraph reports. The Russian ship, an Udaloy class destroyer, was recently operating in the Eastern Mediterranean, and is now on her return journey, where she has been escorted by other NATO...

    Russia is ”threat No.1” – U.S. Air Force Secretary
    Dec05

    Russia is ”threat No.1” – U.S. Air Force Secretary

    Russia`s increasing military activities around the world have unsettled top U.S. military officials, who say they are reshaping their budget plans to better address what they now consider to be the most pressing threat to U.S. security, Reuters reports. ”Russia is the No. 1 threat to the United States,” Air Force Secretary Deborah James told...

    Antonov needs about $700 mln for serial production of aircraft
    Dec05

    Antonov needs about $700 mln for serial production of aircraft

    Ukraine`s state-owned enterprise Antonov, the only Ukrainian designer and manufacturer of cargo and passenger planes, needs to raise $703.2 million to launch full-scale production of aircraft, according to news portal LІGA.net. This issue was on the agenda of a meeting on the aviation industry, which was chaired by Ukrainian Prime Minister...

    Stoltenberg comments on upcoming Ukraine-NATO meeting in Brussels
    Dec05

    Stoltenberg comments on upcoming Ukraine-NATO meeting in Brussels

    A meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission will take place on Wednesday, December 7, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said at a press conference in Brussels. ”On Wednesday we will hold a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission. The security situation in eastern Ukraine remains extremely serious. The ceasefire is being violated every day,...

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