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Current Status of Ukraine’s Ground Forces

Ukraine's Ground Forces

Having effectively annexed Crimea, Russia now threatens the territorial integrity of the rest of Ukraine. How are Ukraine’s ground forces configured to deal with the challenge? This map is the closest approximation of Ukrainian ground force (along with airborne and […]


No Ukrainian Military Units Left in Crimea

No Ukrainian Military Units Left in Crimea

All military units stationed in Crimea are now under the control of the Russian military, and remaining Ukrainian servicemen are departing the peninsula, the region’s first deputy prime minister, Rustam Temirgaliyev, said on Monday. As Crimea’s reunification process began last […]


France suspends ‘most’ military cooperation with Russia

France suspends ‘most’ military cooperation with Russia

France has suspended most of its military cooperation with Russia, the French defence minister said Friday, as Paris was still mulling whether to nix the sale of two Mistral warships to Moscow. Paris has suspended “the majority of its military […]


72 Crimean Military Units Request Joining Russia

72 Crimean Military Units Request Joining Russia

A total of 72 military units in Crimea have hoisted Russian flags instead of Ukrainian and applied to join the Russian armed forces, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Friday. “Yesterday, 72 military units almost in full strength decided to […]


Tears and threats as Ukrainians quit navy HQ

Tears and threats as Ukrainians quit navy HQ

Ukrainian servicemen filed out of navy headquarters in Sevastopol on Wednesday with tears in their eyes after the base was seized by pro-Moscow militants, Russian troops and Cossack forces. The assault began when some 200 unarmed militants — some of […]


NATO websites targeted in attack claimed by Ukrainian hackers

NATO websites targeted in attack claimed by Ukrainian hackers

NATO said several of its websites were targeted in a “significant” cyber attack on Saturday that was claimed by Ukrainian hackers in what appeared to be the latest bout of virtual warfare linked to the country’s crisis. Spokeswoman for the […]


Former Soviet satellites sign joint military pact

Former Soviet satellites sign joint military pact

Four former Soviet satellites in Central Europe signed a military pact Friday to coordinate defence planning and to create a joint combat unit to operate under NATO and EU auspices, in response to the Ukraine crisis. “The current situation in […]


Russia flies warplanes to Belarus for joint combat duty

Russia flies warplanes to Belarus for joint combat duty

Moscow has deployed six SU-27 fighters and three military transport jets to Belarus, in an apparent reaction to growing NATO activity near the Belarusian border, the Russian defense ministry said Thursday. “The air crews of the Russian jets will be […]


US Will Beef Up Air Operations in Poland

US Will Beef Up Air Operations in Poland

More U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcons will deploy to Poland in the coming days and weeks, a Pentagon official said here today. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak spoke yesterday, and Siemoiniak thanked the secretary for looking […]


 
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