NATO member forces will increase air patrols and the presence of naval ships in the Black Sea, said the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, as quoted by Interfax Ukraine.
According to Kyiv, the relevant agreement was reached during the meeting of Ukrainian Defense Minister Andriy Taran with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels.
Taran also called on NATO member states to join the national strategic exercises planned in the fall in southern Ukraine.
Stoltenberg and Taran …
Ukraine is currently considering several likely scenarios for a new Russian attack on different parts of the border, said the commander of the Joint Forces Operation of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Lieutenant General Serhiy Nayev on air of the TV channel “1+1”.
He noted that scenarios of attack on any part of the border with Russia, from the annexed Crimea to the demarcation line in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, are being worked out.
"We are looking at actions where such a threat will come …
The U.S. Treasury Department has fined Amazon for violating sanctions related to Russia's annexation of Crimea, and sanctions imposed on Iran and Syria.
In a statement on its website, the U.S. Treasury Department stated the company was fined $134,500 for violating various sanctions under the Decision of the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). Amazon is accused of the delivering goods and services to persons subject to sanctions, as well as persons who were in Crimea, Syria and Iran at …
Estonia gave 2,400 Makarov pistols, which were previously in service with the Estonian army, to Ukrainian servicemen, reported the Estonian Defense Ministry.
The press service of the Estonian Defense Ministry noted that the batch of pistols was given to the Ukrainain Army in order to support Ukraine's defense capability.
Estonian Defense Minister Jüri Luik called “the Russian aggression, which continues in Crimea and the Donbas, unacceptable”. "With this shipment we are supporting our close …
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) said it detained in Kyiv a Ukrainian citizen, who in 2014-20 was one of the top officials in the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) and worked for the General Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces (GRU of the Russian Federation).
According to the SBU press service, he was actively involved in the creation of the DPR intelligence agency and other DPR structures.
"The SBU has recordings of K.'s telephone …