Russia has deployed new Iskander missile batteries and launchers near the border with Ukraine, satellite images shot on Thursday and obtained exclusively by Fox News show.
Militants launched 13 attacks on Ukrainian positions in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas over the past day.
The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, has adopted the law introducing amendments to certain legislative acts of Ukraine concerning the procurement of imported products, works and services for military purposes.
Russia tried to provoke Ukraine into returning fire during the attack in the Kerch Strait to start overt aggression.
The OSCE representatives in the Trilateral Contact Group in Minsk proposed creating a joint peacekeeping mission with the UN in Donbas, which would have military and police components and an international administration.
President Petro Poroshenko has enforced the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) on the state defense order for 2019-2021.
Militants launched 11 attacks on Ukrainian positions in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas over the past day.
Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, has said that Russia and international terrorism are major challenges for the alliance.
NATO maintains its presence in the Black Sea region and attaches great importance to the development of cooperation with Ukraine.
The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) has said in a January 15 report that heavy weapons of Russian-controlled armed forces in Donbas are located beyond the withdrawal lines but outside designated storage sites.
Militants launched five attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas over the past day.
The Ukrainian delegation informed the NATO partners about the security challenges that exist around Ukraine, in particular in the Black Sea region, and about the measures to counteract such threats.
Slovakia, which currently holds the OSCE Chairmanship, supports the sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence of Ukraine, and a priority in its work is settling the crisis in eastern Ukraine.
NATO provides Ukraine with practical and effective assistance in enhancing the capabilities of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, in particular, in improving the military administration system.