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Zelensky issues decree to bolster Ukraine's military

Zelensky issues decree to bolster Ukraine's military

by Illia Ponomarenko

President Volodymyr Zelensky signed a decree on Feb. 1 to increase the total number of active service personnel with the Armed Forces and improve the conditions of service in the military. The document, signed to "bolster the nation's defense capacity and the appeal of military service," says that the armed

Ukraine ratifies deal with UK to boost navy

Ukraine ratifies deal with UK to boost navy

by Illia Ponomarenko

Ukraine's parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, has ratified a deal to get a loan worth $2.3 billion (1.7 billion pounds) from the United Kingdom and procure warships and key naval infrastructure. The bill was supported by 236 lawmakers in the final voting on Jan. 27. The deal particularly envisages

Government to create 150 Territorial Defense battalions

Government to create 150 Territorial Defense battalions

by Max Hunder

Ukraine’s Defense Ministry announced on Jan. 18 that it was speeding up the formation of 25 Territorial Defense Force brigades, which will be made up of over 150 battalions in total. The announcement was made in a statement summarizing a meeting held between Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov and the

Ukraine receives $450 million in foreign defense aid in 2021

Ukraine receives $450 million in foreign defense aid in 2021

by Illia Ponomarenko

Amid Russia's ongoing war, Ukraine in 2021 ended up getting a total of nearly $450 million in defense assistance, mainly from the United States, UK, Lithuania, and Latvia. The shipments to help Ukraine defend itself from Russian aggression included weapons, vehicles, medical equipment, munitions, and many other items, according to

Who can and can't join Ukraine's Territorial Defense Force

Who can and can't join Ukraine's Territorial Defense Force

by Illia Ponomarenko

Starting from 2022, Ukraine's Territorial Defense Force will be a standalone branch of the country's armed forces. It's calling on all willing volunteers to join and help to defend their own homes as "weekend warriors" — working their usual civilian jobs but doing occasional drills and exercises in their spare time.

Ukraine's soldiers may soon get better, warmer boots

Ukraine's soldiers may soon get better, warmer boots

by Illia Ponomarenko

It looks like Ukraine's military can soon expect a new goodie to stay warm in the nasty weather. The Armed Forces are currently completing field tests of new soldier boots for wintertime. These are expected to outmatch standard-issue models produced by Ukrainian company Talan, a major contractor for the military.

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Media: Zelensky may visit Armenia in near future.

President Volodymyr Zelensky may visit Armenia in “the near future,” the Armenian news outlet FactorTV reported on Feb. 23. Preparations for the visit are currently underway, but the exact date has not yet been confirmed, the outlet reported, citing its sources.
7:23 PM

Canada announces new sanctions against Russia.

Canada's new sanctions will target those who provide Russia with military equipment, offer services such as insurance to Russian soldiers, and otherwise help support the finances and logistics of the Russian state
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Ukraine, Denmark finalize long-term security agreement.

The U.K., Germany, and France have earlier signed similar deals to help Ukraine repel Russia's aggression based on a pledge made by the Group of Seven (G7) last July. Denmark is the first non-G7 country to finalize the deal.
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