Much of the blow from Russia’s 2014 invasion of Crimea fell on Ukraine’s navy, which lost two-thirds of its men, the majority of its ships and its Black Sea port in SevastopolBy Steven Beardsley in Stars and Stripes
Ukrainian Space Agency visits NASA
On the 1st of September a Ukrainian delegation headed by Lubomyr Sabadosh, Chairman of the National Space Agency of Ukraine began a visit to the United States.A few meetings already took place as of September the 2d: a meeting with NASA, and a number of leading companies in the US space industry, including «Orbital ATK» and «Boeing».
Negotiations showed unlimited prospects of deepening cooperation between Ukraine and the USA in the field of space research …
According to the press service of the National Security Council after the meeting held on Wednesday, a new Military Doctrine draft has been adopted and passed for approval to the President of Ukraine.
The document defines the Russian Federation as a military adversary of Ukraine and takes into account the high probability of a large-scale military campaign against Ukraine.
In addition, new military doctrine confirms the rejection of the policy of non-alignment and restores the strategic …
Training mission of Canadian troops - Operation UNIFIER starts in Ukraine.
YAVORIV, Ukraine - As Canadian soldiers stepped from the CC-177 Globemaster aircraft and onto the tarmac at the Lviv International Airport, they took the first steps towards starting what promises to be a busy autumn.
The soldiers arrived in theatre in two groups on 25 and 31 August. The majority of the soldiers came from 2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (2 CMBG) based at Garrison Petawawa, Ontario. They will spend …
Ilovaysk, is one of the biggest tragedies of the war in Ukraine. This was the first face to face combat between Russians and Ukrainians troops.One year later, the volunteer soldiers paint a picture of incompetence and negligence on the part of army leadership.The soldiers’ plight and their apparent dispatch into battle with little training and inadequate equipment has sparked scorn across Ukraine.Volunteer commanders have denounced what they say is the government’s neglect.
Last August when …
Success of Ukrainian Partisans
A brilliant operation of a Ukrainian guerilla group named after Svyatoslav Horobry brought down Yasinuvatsky Engineering Plant today.
The plant had been used by the Russian invaders to carry out repair and restoration works on armored vehicles. As noted by Alexander Danyluk, the head of “Spilna Sprava” on his FB page. At 4:20 pm the power lines and hydro substation feeding the plant were blown up. The plant is completely stopped.
The Russians are setting up …
Poltorak: We stopped one of the most powerful armies in Europe
One of the most powerful armies on the continent was stopped by Ukrainian army in the Donbass region, as stated on a briefing earlier today by Stepan Poltorak, Ukrainian Minister of Defense.
"We were able to upgrade our armed forces and their combat effectiveness. In the East we stopped one of the most powerful armies in Europe and stabilized the situation. We have equipped numerous lines of fortifications," - said Poltorak, …
Ukrainian has been added to the language list for MAVNI
The Military Acquisitions of Vital National Interest program, or MAVNI, authorizes the military services to specifically recruit foreign nationals in high-demand healthcare specialties or who possess certain language skills in short supply
A majority of the MAVNI recruits have been medical doctors who enlist in the U.S. Army Reserve and who receive an officer’s commission once they obtain U.S. citizenship.MAVNI recruits do not have to …
As per the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration Press Centre,Two soldiers of the 128th Brigade were wounded during the last night shelling of the township of Stanytsya Luhanska.Russian heavy weaponry “pulled back” as per the Minsk Treaty was used again last night.This time it was the positions of the Transcarpathian 128th Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces that got hit by the enemy fire from the right bank of Seversky Donets river.Both wounded were hospitalized and are receiving the …
Seven Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 13 injured over the past day in the zone of the antiterrorist operation.
As stated by Alex Motuzyanyk, a spokesman of the presidential administration at a traditional Thursday briefing this morning.
He said the past day reflected the intensification of fighting in the east of Ukraine.
"During the last day of hostilities, seven Ukrainian troops were killed and another 13 injured."
According to Motuzyanyk, these losses were sustained near the township …