Financing the security and defense of the country remains among top priorities of the budget policy for Ukrainian government.
A meeting to talk over the 2018 Defense Budget of Ukraine has been held under the chairmanship of NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov.
Ukraine's Deputy Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko announced that the state budget has topped its planned target by 42 billion hryvnia ($1.63 billion) over seven months of 2017.
On July 13, Ukrainian parliament passed the amendments to the state budget bill and distributed more than 40 billion hryvnia confiscated from fugitive Ukrainian president Yanukovych and his cronies.
The Prosecutor General's Office claims some $40 billion of public funds was stolen by Ukraine's former President Viktor Yanukovych.
U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law H.R. 244, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017, which authorizes appropriations that fund the operation of the Federal Government through September 30, 2017.
The U.S. Congress approved the 2017 consolidated appropriations act allotting at least $560 million of assistance to Ukraine.
Ukraine can no longer postpone a comprehensive pension reform, including raising the retirement age.
The searches are being conducted in the Kryvyi Rih city council, at residences and business offices of directors and founders of companies involved in embezzlement of 200 million hryvnia ($7.4 million) allocated from the state budget in 2016.
U.S. President Donald Trump is going to propose boosting military spending by $54 billion and reducing spending by the same amount across much of the rest of the government.
The official newspaper of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Holos Ukrainy, has published the law "On state budget" for 2017.
National Security and Defense Council Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov says all the funds envisaged for the country’s defense and security must be real, while the resources designated for financing many defense programs must be filled up.
U.S. President Barack Obama has signed into law the National Defense Authorizations Act, increasing security assistance to Ukraine up to $350,000,000.