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    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Vows $3 Billion for Military
    Aug24

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Vows $3 Billion for Military

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has vowed to increase military spending by $3 billion over the next few years because of the ongoing pro-Russian separatist threat in the east of Ukraine. Poroshenko made the comment Sunday in Kyiv during a speech marking Independence Day, 23 years after the breakup of the Soviet Union. He told a crowd of...

    Poroshenko rallies thousands in ‘battle for Ukraine’
    Aug24

    Poroshenko rallies thousands in ‘battle for Ukraine’

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on Sunday decried Russian “aggression” as Kiev staged a symbolic Independence Day parade while battling pro-Moscow rebels in the east of the country. Army cadets and military hardware crossed Kiev’s Maidan, or Independence Square, as thousands rallied in an emotional...

    Ukraine In Defiant Show Of Force As Military Vehicles Parade On Nation’s Independence Day
    Aug24

    Ukraine In Defiant Show Of Force As Military Vehicles Parade On Nation’s Independence Day

    Armored vehicles and soldiers, some of them hardened in battle, paraded on Kiev’s main square on Sunday to mark Independence Day in a defiant show of the military force Ukraine’s government hopes will defeat pro-Russian separatists in the east. Soldiers, some of whom were due to head directly to the front in the war against the...

    Ukraine leader announces $3 billion boost to defense spending to combat pro-Russian rebels
    Aug24

    Ukraine leader announces $3 billion boost to defense spending to combat pro-Russian rebels

    Ukraine’s president has vowed to boost military spending by 40 billion hryvnia ($3 billion) in the next three years as government forces seek to overpower pro-Russian separatists in the east. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine plans $3 billion boost to defense spending
    Aug24

    Ukraine plans $3 billion boost to defense spending

    Ukraine’s president has vowed to boost military spending by 40 billion hryvnia ($3 billion) in the next three years as government forces seek to overpower pro-Russian separatists in the east. …read more Source: Miami...

    Ukraine plans $3 billion boost to defense spending
    Aug24

    Ukraine plans $3 billion boost to defense spending

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president has vowed to boost military spending by 40 billion hryvnia ($3 billion) in the next three years as government forces seek to overpower pro-Russian separatists in the east. President Petro Poroshenko made his pledge Sunday during a speech marking Ukraine’s independence from the Soviet Union in...

    Military parade in Kiev for Ukraine’s independence day
    Aug24

    Military parade in Kiev for Ukraine’s independence day

    A military parade will roll through the capital of Kiev on Sunday as part of the celebrations of Ukraine’s independence day. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine marks independence day with military parade
    Aug24

    Ukraine marks independence day with military parade

    Ukraine has marked the 23rd anniversary of its independence from the former Soviet Union with a military parade through the capital, Kiev, as its army continued to push for a decisive breakthrough against pro-Russian separatists in the country’s east. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russian convoy leaves Ukraine
    Aug24

    Russian convoy leaves Ukraine

    DONETSK, Russia — Hundreds of Russian aid trucks left rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Saturday, highlighting a dire need for long-term assistance to the region where homes and livelihoods have been destroyed by months of fighting. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Ukraine Marks 23rd Independence Anniversary
    Aug24

    Ukraine Marks 23rd Independence Anniversary

    Ukraine marks 23 years of independence on August 24 amid the ongoing crisis in the east of the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...