Contents tagged with General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

  • US Government provides IT equipment to Ukrainian Armed Forces

    The press service of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that its personnel hosted a presentation as part of the United States government's program which intends to provide support to the technology-based solutions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

    The ceremony was attended by the United States Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Jovanovich, the Chief of the General Staff and the commanding officer of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Viktor Muzhenko, the leadership of the Ministry of …

  • Former Ukrainian Chief of General Staff arrested on charges of high treason

    Ukrainian Chief Military Prosecutor Anatolii Matios confirmed at a press conference on Monday that the country’s former Chief of General Staff, Volodymyr Zamana, had been arrested, UNN reports.

    “Colonel-general Zamana, former Chief of General Staff, is suspected of committing the crimes envisaged in part 1 article 111 of the Ukrainian Criminal Code – high treason, in the wording from 2001. In 2015, the wording of this article was replaced with more severe [wording],” the prosecutor said.  …

  • Ukraine to use trade port infrastructure for its naval base in the Azov Sea

    The new Ukrainian naval base that will be created in Berdyansk on the Azov Sea coast will initially use a trade port infrastructure instead of a strictly military one, stated People’s Deputy Ivan Vinnik, 112 Ukraine reports. He noted that the General Staff has already approved the deployment of the new base.

    “For now, a trade port infrastructure will be used but, in the future, it will develop for military use. Possibly, additional quays will also be constructed, etc.,” he said.

    Ukraine has …

  • Former Ukrainian Military Commander proposes to cut off the Crimean peninsula from land access

    Anatoly Lopata, the Ukrainian former Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces and former First Deputy Defense Minister, stated that Ukraine should cut off the Crimean peninsula from land access, turning it into an island. 

    In an interview with Obozrevatel, Lopata stated that Russia currently “dominates the waters near the peninsula.” “But we can approach this from an entirely different angle by cutting off the Crimean canal from the land, making the Crimea into an island,” Lopata stated. …