Turchynov tells how he bluffed Russian official amid Crimea annexation start The move gave the Ukrainian military time to mobilize, equip its Army, and prepare forces and means to repel the Russian attack.
18:30, 10 March 2020
Ex-NSDC chief Turchynov comments on Putin's statement about "originally Russian territories" in Ukraine Putin says Moscow is "looking into" the issue of "originally Russian territories" in the Black Sea littoral and eastern regions of Ukraine.
11:02, 20 December 2019
Inviting Russia to join G7 summit would mean support for aggression – Turchynov The ex-NSDC secretary is urging world leaders to refrain from backing such a proposal.
21:10, 21 August 2019
President Poroshenko signs NSDC chief Turchynov's letter of resignation Turchynov on May 17 submitted a letter of resignation as Poroshenko's presidency is expiring.
22:59, 19 May 2019
Secretary of Ukraine's Security and Defense Council Turchynov resigns (Document) Turchynov was appointed Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine in December 2014.
18:55, 17 May 2019
Ukraine NSDC Secretary Turchynov reportedly set to step down – media He plans to announce the decision on Friday, May 17, sources say.
15:05, 17 May 2019
Turchynov: All attempts to penetrate electoral bodies' cyberdefenses contained Turchynov stressed the subjects of cyberdefense could "promptly identify, prevent and neutralize the real and potential cybernetic threats in the information and telecommunication systems of the Central Election Commission during the next parliamentary elections."
15:20, 16 May 2019
Turchynov greets infantry soldiers on professional day Turchynov says Ukraine's foreign partners highly appreciate infantry soldiers' participation in international peacekeeping operations.
11:57, 06 May 2019
Turchynov: Putin’s decree on Russian passports in Donbas creates pretext for invasion The NSDC secretary called the move a deliberate escalation of aggression and pressure on the leadership of Ukraine.
23:30, 24 April 2019
Russia's FSB, GRU should be recognized terrorist organizations: Ukraine NSDC secretary Turchynov says Russia should be recognized as a state sponsoring terrorism.
12:20, 18 April 2019
Poroshenko tells Turchynov to convene NSDC meeting on Ukroboronprom reform Government, parliamentary and public control over Ukraine's defense sector should be expanded, the president believes.
16:00, 04 March 2019
Turchynov: Ukraine conducts successful tests, live-fire exercises of missile systems Also, according to Turchynov, manufacturers significantly raised reliability andreduced energy consumption, while the composition of operation and maintenance crews was reduced.
15:40, 22 February 2019
Turchynov names six major threats to Ukraine coming from Russia If Russia fails to regain control over Ukraine by political means, Moscow could resort to large-scale military aggression, the official suggests.
16:40, 05 February 2019
Ukraine Navy vessels to try to pass through Kerch Strait with OSCE officials on board – Turchynov If Ukraine stops and retreats, Russia will fulfill its task of seizing the Azov Sea, presenting to the rest of the world the new self-defined sea borders in the Black Sea, de facto legalizing the occupation of the Crimea, according to the NSDC secretary.
21:10, 19 December 2018
Martial law in Ukraine introduced from Nov 26, Turchynov clarifies However, the bill has not yet been signed into law, therefore it has not entered into force.
13:40, 27 November 2018
Turchynov: If introduced, martial law could be lifted at any moment if situation normalizes As for the legal consequences, the Constitution and legislation of Ukraine unequivocally give an answer to a question whether martial law suspends elections.
13:00, 26 November 2018
Russian troops undergo preparations along Ukraine borders: Ukraine's NSDC secretary This is exactly why Ukraine needs martial law, according to Mr Turchynov.
12:00, 26 November 2018
Turchynov rules out any talks with "DPR/LPR" There is the only way of implementing the Minsk agreements, he says, which is "the cessation of military aggression and the liberation of the Ukrainian territory from Russian occupation forces and Russian weapons."
16:20, 16 November 2018
Ukrainian Army gets over 3,500 units of weapons, military equipment in 2018 (Photo) The Ukrainian military received another 70 units.
16:40, 15 November 2018