Contents tagged with training

  • Russia to conduct civil defense training for 40 million people

    The Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) of Russia will carry out civil defense exercises, which will involve more than 40 million people across Russia. Interfax news agency reports that this was announced by the director of Civil Defense and Population Protection Department of the Ministry, Oleg Manuilo.

    "The training will be held from October 4-7. It will involve more than 40 million people, more than 200,000 professionals from search-and-rescue units and about 50,000 thousand units of …

  • UK to train 5,000 Ukrainian soldiers in accordance with NATO standards

    In 2017 Great Britain will train 5,000 Ukrainian servicemen in accordance with NATO standards, as was said by the British Secretary of State for Defence, Michael Fallon, during a meeting with Ukrainian Defense Minister, Stepan Poltorak.

    "The volume of training and advisory support from Britain is expected to increase. Five thousand Ukrainian servicemen will be trained in accordance with NATO standards next year - this is the new goal of the British training mission in Ukraine," Fallon stated, …

  • New rotation of Canadian military trainers to arrive in Ukraine

    A new contingent of approximately 200 Canadian soldiers will arrive in Ukraine within the framework of operation UNIFIER to help train Ukrainian soldiers, according to the website of the Canadian Ministry of Defense.

    Members of Western Canada’s 3rd Canadian Division from Western Canada will replace their colleagues from the 2nd Canadian Division from Quebec.

    “Since first deploying on this operation, this rotation [2nd Division] has not only contributed to training over 1700 Ukrainians on 46 …

  • Ukrainian police begin joint exercises with the FBI

    U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) instructors and Ukrainian Special Forces unit KORD (Corps of Prompt Immediate Action) have begun joint drills for the benefit of the Special Forces police and the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine.

    According to the press service of the National police, FBI instructors will demonstrate the basic training for SWAT police units in special operations. The course of exercises includes FBI detention tactics and closed-room activities.

    The program …

  • Canadian instructors trained 150 Ukrainian soldiers

    Representatives of the Ukrainian Military Law-Enforcement Service were trained in "pre-trial investigation" and "use of physical coercion" courses taught by instructors of the Canadian Forces Military Police Group. This was announced at a briefing by the press secretary of the Ministry of Defense, Oleksiy Chernobay, the UNN news agency reports.

    "Also, in the framework of the Committee of Reforms of the Defense Ministry and the Armed Forces of Ukraine, military training of the Military Law- …

  • US Commandos Help Train Ukrainian Special Forces

    The U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Geoffrey Pyatt and the Commander of the U.S. Special Forces in Europe, Gregory Lengyel, attended training in Khmelnytsky, where US Special Forces instructors are working with the Special Forces of Ukraine as part of the "Joint Multinational Training Group – Ukraine," the US Embassy in Kiev said.

    The Embassy reiterated that the training is being held at the invitation of the Ukrainian government. At the same time, since 2014 the U.S. has provided Ukraine with $266 …