The Verkhovna Rada has appealed to the U.S. Congress regarding security guarantees for Ukraine.
The Verkhovna Rada has appealed to the U.S. Congress regarding security guarantees for Ukraine.
Next NATO Summit to take place in Brussels in May
Meeting of the heads of the NATO member states will take place on May, 25, reports UNIAN, citing Oana Lungescu, press secretary Oana Lungescu of NATO’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
Ukrainian seamen take part in NATO training in Black Sea
Today, on March 20, the Genichesk military ship of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, together with the ships of the NATO Naval Team No. 2 (SNMCMG2), participates in joint PASSEX training in a Black Sea area. This is reported by the press service of the General Staff of Ukrainian Armed Forces on Facebook.
US battalion was deployed to Lithuania on a permanent basis
The presence of American troops in Lithuania is virtually permanent, said Curtis Scaparrotti, Supreme Allied Commander Europe of NATO.
NATO and Swedish air forces conducted reconnaissance near the borders of the Kaliningrad region
On Monday, NATO and Swedish Air Force reconnaissance aircraft conducted flights near the Russian border in the south of the Baltic Sea, according to Western websites that monitor flights of military aircraft, Interfax reported.
Russia refuses to inform NATO about upcoming military exercises
Russia is not yet prepared to brief NATO on the upcoming military exercises, said Andrey Kelin, Director of the Department of European Cooperation of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in an Interfax interview on Monday.
French MFA calls on Russia to influence militants to solve Donbas conflict
French Ministry of Foreign Affairs called on Russia to influence militants to solve Donbas conflict. This was announced by the Foreign Minister of France Jean-Marc Ayrault during the briefing on air of 112 Ukraine TV channel.
Ukraine-NATO Committee session to take place today
The NATO headquarters in Brussels is to host the session of Ukraine-NATO Committee today, on March 8. Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will join the event, the Alliance’s website reports.
NATO, Russia Hold First Top-Level Military Talks In Three Years
Senior military officials from Russia and NATO have held their first direct talks since the Western alliance cut military contacts with Russia three years ago over the Kremlin's interference in Ukraine.
Ukraine wants to replenish its Navy with old NATO ships
NATO countries can transfer ships released from active duty that will suit Ukrainian needs to the Ukrainian Naval Forces, using a variety of payment plans. Commander of the Ukrainian Navy Ihor Voronchenko discussed the possibility during a broadcast on Ukrainian "Channel Five".
Three western aircraft carried out reconnaissance missions near the borders of the Kaliningrad region
Russia's Interfax news agency reported citing western websites that track the flights of military aircraft that on Tuesday, February 28, three military aircraft from the United States, Sweden and NATO were conducting reconnaissance at the Russian border in the south of the Baltic.
Estonia conducts military exercises with participation of the U.S soldiers
The Talvelaager (Winter Camp) winter exercises started on the 27th of February at the central testing ground of the Estonian Defense Forces, as reported by ERR.ee citing the Ministry of Defense of Estonia. Military exercises will last until the 5th of March.
Lithuania has requested that the U.S. military's deployment in the country be permanent
Linas Linkevičius, head of the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry, said that the country considers the constant presence of American troops in their territory necessary, and that this request has already been expressed to the US authorities.
Merkel's ally: NATO should confront Russia from a position of strength
Germany must increase defense expenditures to be able to, jointly with its NATO allies, oppose Russia from a position of strength, Chairman of the Christian Democrats Party in the Bundestag Volker Kauder said, Deutsche Welle reported.
President: About 9 billion hryvnias will be allocated for the development and purchase of new armament and military equipment
It is planned to allocate about 9 billion hryvnias for the development and purchase of new armament and military equipment for the Ukrainian troops. It was stated by the President at the operational meeting of the administrative board of the AFU.
Munich conference: US position to be clarified
Top world leaders and authorities will get their first opportunity to meet Trump administration members and state their concerns over the new president's position concerning NATO and Russia. This was reported by the Associated Press agency.
US military arrives in Bulgaria for joint exercises
The deployment of a US military division to the “Novo Selo” training ground in Bulgaria has begun in the as part of strengthening NATO's eastern flank, the Bulgarian Ministry of Defense reported.
Tillerson Tells Lavrov U.S. Expects Russia To Meet Ukraine Commitments
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has told his Russian counterpart that the Kremlin must adhere to its commitments on Ukraine if there is to be cooperation between Moscow and President Donald Trump’s administration.
U.S. Senator John McCain: Flynn’s resignation raises further questions about the Trump administration’s intentions toward Russia
The resignation of National Security Advisor, Michael T. Flynn, raises even more questions about how the administration of President Donald Trump will cooperate with Russia, according to the head of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Republican Senator John McCain.
Two U.S aircrafts performed aerial reconnaissance mission over the Baltic and near the Crimea
Two U.S military aircraft performed reconnaissance flights near the Russian border in the southern Baltic and near the Crimea, Interfax reported with a reference to Western websites that track the movement of military aircraft.
Stoltenberg announced NATO’s intention to support allies in the Black Sea
NATO is going to reinforce its defense and "support allies" in the Black Sea as stated by NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in a telephone conversation with the Foreign Minister of Romania, Teodor Meleșcanu, as reported by the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
NATO accuses Russia of publishing fake news about the Alliance
NATO accused Russia of strengthening its disinformation campaign after the annexation of the Crimea in March 2014, Deutsche Welle reported.
Latest news from Brussels point at recognition of Ukraine's achievements by EU
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has said about the positive news from Brussels for the ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association, visa-free regime and macro-financial assistance from the EU.
Russian Official Calls Romania 'A Clear Threat' And NATO Outpost
A Russian Foreign Ministry official says Moscow views Romania as a NATO outpost and a "clear threat" because it hosts part of a U.S. missile shield in Europe.
Trump called Erdogan for first time
The U.S. President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a 45-minute long phone conversation late Tuesday, first since the American leader took office, reported The Daily Sabah.
Trump and Stoltenberg discussed the conflict in Ukraine
U.S. President Donald Trump and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg discussed options for a peaceful solution to the conflict in Ukraine during a telephone conversation on February 5, the White House says.
Lithuanian President Says NATO Deployment Sends 'Clear Message' Of Unity
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite says the deployment of NATO forces in the Baltic country is sending a "very clear" message that the military alliance stands "strong and united."
U.S. heavy military equipment arrived in Estonia
Heavy military equipment arrived in Estonia, designated for the company of U.S. infantrymen who came to the country on Friday, February 3, the press service of 1st Infantry Brigade of Estonian Defense Forces reported.
Ukraine's referendum on joining NATO: Questions and answers
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko wants to hold a referendum on Ukraine's accession to NATO being confident that the majority of Ukrainians support the Alliance. Just whether such plebiscite brings us so treasured membership, which the head of state always calls Ukraine's strategic goal? We answer to some common questions about the NATO referendum and its role.
U.S. military vehicles arrive in Estonia
Military vehicles for infantry soldiers of the US Army arrived in Tapa station in Estonia. Interfax reported that with reference to the press service of the 1st Infantry Brigade of the Defense Forces of Estonia.