Foreign ministry spokeswoman slams CNN after publication of all Trump's 'Russia remarks'Russian Politics & Diplomacy January 17, 9:46
Global elite gathering at Davos to discuss world economy challengesBusiness & Economy January 17, 9:29
Diplomat: Moscow knows very little about Trump's plans for Iran nuclear dealRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 17, 9:18
Diplomat states 'practically no grounds' for accusing Damascus of chemical attacksRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 17, 8:29
Russian diplomat says members of US Congress 'lost grip of reality'Russian Politics & Diplomacy January 17, 8:22
Topol-M missile fired from Plesetsk hits hypothetical target in KamchatkaMilitary & Defense January 17, 4:31
Trump has big respect for Russian people and culture, says advisorWorld January 17, 4:30
Paintings by Chagall, Russian 16th century icons to be on display at Brussels art fairSociety & Culture January 16, 21:50
Russia calls to probe into attack on Moscow Patriarchate’s church in Kiev — diplomatRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 16, 21:25
KIEV, January 21. /TASS/. The Ukrainian Cabinet asked parliament to increase the total number of servicemen by 68,000 up to 250,000, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said at a government meeting on Wednesday.
“The Cabinet proposes in parliament a bill for a larger total numerical strength (of Ukrainian armed forces). We are planning 250,000, it is 68,000 more than now,” the premier said, urging lawmakers to consider this bill urgently.
Meanwhile, he noted that “90 billion hryvnias ($5.6 billion) are envisaged” in the state budget for this step.