UK Defense Secretary sacked over Huawei leak The official "strenuously" denies leaking sensitive information.
09:00, 02 May 2019
British forces to step up Arctic deployment to protect NATO's northern flank from Russia – media Nine of the new P8 Poseidon aircraft will be delivered to RAF Lossiemouth in 2020 to fly reconnaissance patrols over a wide area, including the High North and North Atlantic.
13:40, 18 February 2019
Resurgent Russia aims to bring Ukraine back into its orbit – UK defense secretary "To talk but fail to act risks our nation being seen as little more than a paper tiger," the official stressed.
22:40, 11 February 2019
Post-Brexit UK should be ready to use 'hard power', defence minister says – media Williamson will highlight close U.S.-UK military links and echo Trump's call for NATO countries to increase their spending, citing a need to better handle what Williamson called Russian provocation.
09:57, 11 February 2019
UK defense minister to Ukraine: Black Sea not Russia's Williamson on Friday met Stepan Poltorak, his Ukrainian counterpart, and visited the port of Odesa where a British Royal Navy ship, HMS Echo, docked earlier this week.
22:30, 21 December 2018
Gavin Williamson commits extra British troops in Ukraine to stop Russia 'reversing Cold War outcome' – media Mr. Williamson is in no doubt that blame lies directly with Mr. Putin.
15:44, 22 September 2018
Poroshenko meets with UK defense secretary They discussed, among other things, further sanctions against Russia.
10:43, 18 September 2018
Poroshenko joins Britain urging Russia to "shut up and go away" The President stressed that the Kremlin's "chemical attack" in the UK is nothing but an attack on British sovereignty.
12:40, 17 March 2018
British Army chief to call for investment to keep up with Russia - BBC <p>The British Army's ability to respond to threats "will be eroded if we don't keep up with our adversaries", reads the speech, approved by Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson, that comes amid speculation of potential defense cuts, according to the BBC.</p>
10:40, 22 January 2018