U.S. Senate backs $250 mln in security aid for Ukraine Now the bill should be considered by the House of Representatives and then signed by the U.S. president.
13:20, 24 July 2020
U.S. mulling over increasing military aid to Ukraine Thus, Ukraine may get from the United States US$100 million more than in fiscal year 2020.
11:05, 08 July 2020
Ukroboronprom CEO: State defense order to hit record high in 2021 It will be US$1.22 billion at the current forex rate.
22:50, 02 March 2020
Defence Blog: Ukraine showcases new high-precision multiple rocket launching system at IDEX 2019 The Vilkha high-precision multiple rocket launching system based on KrAZ-7634 chassis as to Neptun cruise anti-ship missile system.
17:30, 17 February 2019
Ukraine's army to be able to act under NATO standards in 2020, Poroshenko says Ukrainian diplomacy helped to cement the international coalition in support of Ukraine.
18:58, 10 January 2019
Trump commits to $750 billion defense budget - CNN No reports emerged on any changes to the Ukraine assistance allocation targets.
09:40, 10 December 2018
Underfunding of Ukrainian army could lead to irreparable consequences – MP Friz The deputy calls such initiative "managerial shortsightedness."
16:00, 15 November 2018
Cabinet approves revised draft state budget for 2019 According to Markarova, the revenue and expenditure parts of the state budget for the next year were brought in line with the recommendations of the parliament's budget committee.
14:00, 14 November 2018
Defense budget 2019 to be over 5% of GDP - NSDC One of the budget priorities for the next year on the president's instructions is a significant increase in the monetary allowance of Ukrainian troops.
09:40, 07 September 2018
Ukraine to spend about $7.1 bln on defense and security in 2019 – PM Groysman Financing of security and defense at a level of at least 5% of GDP remains a government priority.
02:30, 07 September 2018
Poroshenko: Ukraine to spend 5.26% of GDP on defense this year Ukraine's National Bank of Ukraine forecasts a 3.4% increase in GDP in 2018 from last year's US$109.3 billion.
19:57, 06 September 2018
Trump says he can override congress directive not to recognize Russian sovereignty over Crimea - media U.S. president claims dozens of restraints in military spending bill are unconstitutional
11:00, 17 August 2018
Ukraine Army needs at least $4 bln in 2019 – Chief of General Staff There is an outflow of military personnel, including due to material issues, which can entail serious consequences for the combat readiness of the armed forces.
19:10, 16 August 2018
U.S. defense budget draft includes $250 mln for Ukraine It is noted that $50 million of the said volume is proposed exclusively for lethal defensive aid.
09:25, 08 May 2018
Russia cuts military spending by 20%, first time in recent decades – SIPRI experts The move is due to a deep economic recession caused by the 2014 fall in oil prices and the impact of Western sanctions, the experts say.
14:25, 02 May 2018
Poroshenko thanks U.S. for signing Consolidated Appropriations Act with increased aid to Ukraine The most effective way to stop an aggressor is to assure him of readiness for a worthy defense and to repel any attack.
11:12, 24 March 2018
Trump signs Consolidated Appropriations Act with increased spending on support of Ukraine Under the act, the Pentagon will be given $200 million for extending military and technical assistance to Ukraine.
21:45, 23 March 2018
China to increase 2018 defense budget by 8.1% – Xinhua China's defense budget takes up a smaller share of its gross domestic product (GDP) and national fiscal expenditure compared with other major countries.
11:00, 05 March 2018
Russia plotting local spec-ops in Donbas – Ukraine's ex-intel chief <p>Defense spending in Russia remains almost at the same level despite the fact that the Russian government has announced military budget cuts in 2018 due to the completion of the Syria campaign, according to Glavred.</p>
14:20, 10 January 2018
U.S. House of Representatives backs $700 bln defense policy bill – media <p>The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $700 billion defense policy bill on Tuesday, backing President Donald Trump's call for a bigger, stronger military, but failing to decide how to fund the massive spending increase, according to Reuters.</p>
11:40, 15 November 2017