Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman proposes to increase the defense budget for 2019 by UAH 23 billion up to UAH 201 billion.
On September 6, Interior Minister of Ukraine Arsen Avakov and Commander of the Turkish Coast Guard Ahmet Kendir held a meeting and agreed on joint patrolling of the Black Sea, the Communications Department of the Interior Ministry reports.
Russian-backed militants launched 28 attacks on positions of Ukrainian troops in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas in last day. Heavy weapons were not used.
The National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine has adopted the main parameters of the defense budget for 2019, according to a report on the NSDC website.
In Donbas in August, 18 Ukrainian soldiers were killed by Russian occupation troops.
The Verkhovna Rada has ratified the General Agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of Poland on cooperation in the defense sector.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has adopted the law "On Amending Certain Laws of Ukraine on Ensuring Equal Rights and Opportunities for Women and Men when Performing Military Service in the Armed Forces of Ukraine and Other Military Formations."
On Saturday, September 8, OSCE Coordinator in the humanitarian subgroup of the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG), Ambassador Toni Frisch will visit the occupied Donbas, where he will try to communicate with Ukrainian hostages.
Militants launched 31 attacks on Ukrainian positions in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas over the past day.
Norwegian Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide has visited a school in the village of Talakivka and the Hnutove checkpoint in Donetsk region.
Russian-backed militants launched 24 attacks on positions of Ukrainian troops in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas in last day. Heavy weapons were not used.
The delegation of the Commander of the Naval Forces of the Turkish Republic met with the representatives of the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine during their visit to Ukraine.
Russian-backed militants launched 20 attacks on positions of Ukrainian troops in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in Donbas in last day. Heavy weapons were not used.
The U.S. troops are participating in the Rapid Trident 2018 military exercises as America supports the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.