Ukraine's defense minister enacts expiration of his predecessor's reformist decree as 'implemented' Such a move bewildered foreign advisers and experts.
14:56, 10 April 2020
Zelensky introduces new Defense Minister Zagorodnyuk Zelensky thanked former Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak and the entire staff of the ministry for their work.
23:06, 30 August 2019
Ukraine's Major General Moisiuk appointed Commander of Airborne Assault Troops Poltorak says his experience will allow developing and strengthening the potential of the Airborne Assault Troops.
13:17, 21 August 2019
Ukrainian military to get bonuses on Independence Day – defense minister The defense minister has signed the relevant order.
12:28, 20 August 2019
Ukraine's defense minister meets with Canadian delegation on Toronto frigate (Photo) The frigate is participating in Sea Breeze 2019 multinational military exercises.
17:58, 07 July 2019
Zelensky: We work day and night to return captured Ukrainian sailors home The president is visiting the Ukrainian city of Odesa, which is currently hosting the annual Sea Breeze exercise.
14:30, 07 July 2019
Ukraine's Rada rejects resolutions to dismiss defense minister, SBU chief The motions were submitted by President Volodymyr Zelensky.
15:00, 06 June 2019
Zelensky tables motions in parliament to sack two ministers, SBU chief The Presidential Administration of Ukraine is also drafting a motion to dismiss Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko.
16:07, 30 May 2019
Ukraine's defense minister decides to remain in office for now According to Poltorak, it is very dangerous for the country to leave its armed forces without coordinating the command control.
15:11, 21 May 2019
Ukraine's defense minister mulling to go into politics Poltorak said he was not surprised by the decision of Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman to resign.
13:10, 21 May 2019
Ukraine's defense minister resigns Gen. Poltorak, 54, was appointed defense minister on October 14, 2014.
12:12, 20 May 2019
Ukraine's Defense Minister Poltorak signs order to increase Joint Forces' allowances The pay is increased on a regular basis within the funds allocated from the 2019 national budget.
12:20, 08 May 2019
Ukraine's Defense Minister: Russian passportization could be used as pretext for large-scale war Poltorak says Ukraine should encourage partners to form an international coalition and put pressure on Russia.
19:30, 03 May 2019
Russia continues building up military groups near Ukraine borders – Defense Minister Poltorak Poltorak says there are no signs of improvement in the military and political situation.
15:28, 24 April 2019
Ukraine Army to get over 20 new types of military equipment in 2019 – defense minister Poltorak also said the financial resource and the state defense order would significantly increase the combat capabilities of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
16:00, 17 April 2019
Ukrainian defense minister tells of U.S. military assistance It's about Javelins, modern communication systems, artillery recon tools, e-warfare equipment, anti-sniper systems, and unmanned aerial vehicles.
15:10, 14 April 2019
Ukrainian army receives 120 new types of equipment in recent years – Poltorak According to the military official, this year inspires optimism regarding the fulfillment of the state defense order.
19:20, 13 April 2019
U.S. to provide Ukraine with second tranche of military aid – Poltorak The minister spoke of the outcome of his meeting with Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper.
20:40, 14 February 2019
NATO seeks to expand presence in Black Sea area – Stoltenberg NATO warships will enter the Black Sea in the coming days to take part in naval drills.
19:20, 14 February 2019