Ukraine's Rada passes bill on defense procurement The draft law was backed by 276 MPs with at least 226 votes required.
16:45, 17 July 2020
Gas giant Naftogaz's subsidiary buys software for almost EUR 2 mln The company is reportedly subordinate to Naftogaz CEO Andriy Kobolyev.
13:55, 13 July 2020
Outcry as detectives seize critical components of operating air defense systems as part of ongoing probe The Air Force Command press service, which had publicly condemned the move, stressing threats to the country's defense capability, later reported that a compromise solution has been found, including thanks to public response.
23:15, 02 July 2020
State procurement worth from US$1,838 to be held via Ukraine's ProZorro from April 19 The new version of the law provides for increased liability for gross violations of tender legislation.
16:15, 21 April 2020
Kyiv authorities forced to cancel deal for purchase of 400 CCTV cameras with facial recognition, temperature screening The supplier was selected without a formal bidding under the pretext of urgent anti-coronavirus measures.
23:20, 08 April 2020
Lie detectors against kickbacks: Ukraine's Cabinet introduces centralized procurement The move will make the procedure more efficient.
14:00, 02 March 2020
Investigation claims Ukrainian defense concern massively overpaid for Russian components to military hardware Ukroboronprom had been buying embargoed Russian components through intermediaries at inflated prices.
23:10, 26 February 2020
Ukraine's Defense Ministry explains situation with financing 2020 national missile program The program concept is currently undergoing formal review.
12:40, 19 February 2020
U.S. holding up $30 mln worth of arms and ammo, Ukraine officials say – media Final approval for six arms deals worth roughly $30 million has been held up for more than a year, and Ukraine has no idea why, four officials told BuzzFeed News.
09:00, 07 February 2020
SBI chief: US$3 mln bail set for Defense Ministry's senior official suspected of armor vest scam He did not mention the suspect's identity.
19:58, 11 November 2019
EBRD publishes list of companies to be invited to bid in Naftogaz gas procurement tenders There are 11 companies on the list now.
13:42, 07 November 2019
"Second procurement revolution:" Ukraine's Rada passes bill on amendments Ukrainian MP Roksolana Pidlasa dubbed the draft law "the second procurement revolution."
14:47, 20 September 2019
Illegal medicine procurement scheme jeopardizes Ukrainian athletes' participation in int'l tournaments Officials have purchased from a privately-owned supplier a bulk of untested medicines worth more than UAH 8 million.
17:50, 23 August 2019
Ukroboronprom reacts to new part of probe into procurement of components at inflated prices The company says the journalists' statement about the cost of goods procured lacks "full understanding of all the nuances of the formation of customs value" and brands it categorically incorrect.
12:40, 05 March 2019
Target of journalist investigation bites back in lookalike video, defying allegations Hladkovsky warned he would soon disclose sources who provided journalists with what he says is inaccurate information.
11:40, 05 March 2019
Poroshenko dismisses senior NSDC official amid probe into corruption in defense procurement The official was also removed from the post of chairman of the interdepartmental commission of military-technical cooperation and export control.
13:20, 04 March 2019
Ukraine's parliament asks interim commission to investigate army procurement fraud The relevant decision was backed by 229 MPs registered in the session hall.
16:55, 28 February 2019
Corruption scandal in Ukraine's defense procurement: Top NSDC official suspended from office President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko suspended from office Oleh Hladkovsky, First Deputy Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council, pending the probe opened following a smashing journalistic investigative report on corruption schemes in defense procurement.
18:00, 26 February 2019
Rada allows arms imports without intermediaries According to the new legislation, entities ordering products under the state defense order shall be allowed to carry out foreign economic activities.
18:00, 17 January 2019