The withdrawal of the Russian officers from the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of the cease-fire in the Donbas (JCCC) has been staged to accuse Ukraine of violating the truce.
Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak congratulated the servicemen on the Day of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
The Minister of Defense of Ukraine approved the new rules for wearing military uniforms and new insignia in Ukrainian Armed Forces.
Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak will be interviewed as witness only in the case of large-scale embezzlement related to fuel procurement in his ministry.
The committee also made a decision to address Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak with a request to dismiss the head of the Military police of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Experts of the military prosecutor's office of the Defense Ministry led by chief inspector of the Ministry, Lieutenant General Ruslan Khomchak are finishing the work on finding the circumstances of the explosions at the 48th arsenal in Kalynivka. The primary lead has been established.
On Aug. 24, Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak met with his American counterpart Jim Mattis.
In the evening of Aug.16 Ukrainian military held a rehearsal of the military parade that will take place on Ukraine Independence Day on Aug. 24.
From September 2017, Ukrainian military serving on the 1st and 2nd defense lines in the anti-terrorist operation (AT) area in the Donbas will start receiving increased additional payments.
In August 2017, a combat simulation center under NATO standards is to open in Yavoriv, the Lviv region. The area of 3,500 sq. m. is to become one of the best in Europe.
Russia's secret services are killing Ukrainian law enforcers able to counteract the Russian aggression.
Minister of Defense of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak has awarded the participants of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO), who undergo rehabilitation in Georgia. In particular, Poltorak awarded Volodymyr Zhemchuhov with the Glory and Honor Badge, a chief of the General Staff award.
Ukraine's Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak has signed the order to draft reserve officers for military service in the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak and members of the United States House Committee on Armed Services discussed the current situation in the east of Ukraine, the progress of the military reform and the possibility of supplying lethal defensive aid to Ukraine.
Minister of Defense of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak plans to create a Memorial Chamber to commemorate soldiers killed while defending the country’s independence.
Ukraine's Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak and his Canadian counterpart Harjit Sajjan have signed an agreement on defense cooperation.
The Ukrainian side is ready to fulfill the Minsk agreements and observe the cease-fire in the Donbas, but it will adequately respond in case of threat to servicemen’s lives or attempts to seize new territories.
Minister of Defense Stepan Poltorak says some 5 billion hryvnia ($184.4 million) is needed to properly guard all ammunition depots.