The Defense Ministry of Ukraine says 69,000 military came to serve in the Armed Forces of Ukraine under contract in 2016.
Last tribute was paid to Senior Seaman of the 36th Marine Brigade Serhii Trubin in the village of Znamianka Druha. About five hundred villagers visited the funeral.
The bodies of three soldiers have been handed over to the Ukrainian side today thanks to Evacuation 200 humanitarian mission efforts.
Russian occupation forces continue armed provocations against Ukrainian troops in all sectors with 38 attacks recorded since midnight.
Ukrainians should beware of incumbent President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, for he is much more dangerous than his predecessor Viktor Yanukovych.
Ukrainian detachments deployed in Svitlodarsk area have seized control over important new positions.
Ukrainian troops performing tasks in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area have enough fuel and are ready for worsening weather conditions.
In 2016, Konotop Aircraft Repair Plant ”Aviakon,” a subsidiary of Ukroboronprom (Ukrainian defense production) state concern, repaired and modernized more than two dozen military helicopters.
The military who perform tasks in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area may not terminate contracts under the new law.
A yesterday's attack on Ukrainian positions at the Svitlodarsk salient wounded one fighter. No fatalities were reported.
Russian occupation forces continue to shell Ukrainian positions along the entire contact line. 32 attacks had been registered as of 6 p.m. Jan. 4. One soldier was wounded.
President Petro Poroshenko has signed the law on amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine in terms of improving army career patterns.
Ukraine’s Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak instructed the Military Law Enforcement Service of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to investigate inadequate transportation of Ukrainian soldiers, who took part in holiday ceremony in Mariupol on Dec. 31 and conditions of their further stay at the Mariupol airport.
Four Ukrainian military received injuries in combat in the east of Ukraine yesterday, Jan. 1. No one of the Ukrainian Army was killed.
Dec. 31, 2016, Russian occupation troops conducted 44 cases of fire upon the Ukrainian Armed Forces' positions in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area in the east of Ukraine.
The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine has approved a draft state program of Ukraine's armed forces development by 2020.
Yesterday at around 3 p.m., a skirmish between an anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces unit and militants of the Russian terrorist troops took place near Kruta Balka, the Donetsk region, claiming life of a Ukrainian fighter.