Russian, French senators set up strategic parliamentary dialogWorld February 27, 16:19
Russia's oil major reveals oil price per barrel that will suit everyoneBusiness & Economy February 27, 16:09
Russia’s defense ministry confirms dispatch of advanced frigate to Mediterranean SeaMilitary & Defense February 27, 15:41
Russian diplomat: West-brokered resolution on chemical weapons in Syria 'unacceptable'Russian Politics & Diplomacy February 27, 15:30
Russia’s 2017 budget deficit may be below forecast — finance ministerBusiness & Economy February 27, 15:24
Kremlin urges US to study attack on OSCE mission in UkraineRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 27, 15:16
Medvedev calls for steps to plug Russia’s 'brain drain'Business & Economy February 27, 15:04
Erdogan’s adviser admits success of al-Bab operation impossible without RussiaWorld February 27, 14:56
PM Medvedev stresses Russia braved crisis, decline in GDP haltedBusiness & Economy February 27, 14:44
KIEV, March 17. /TASS/. Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada (parliament) on Tuesday approved the president’s decision to involve foreign troops to multi-national military drills in 2015.
The move enrolled support from 305 lawmakers, whereas 226 votes are commonly needed to pass a bill into law.
The law allows to stage Ukrainian-US exercises Fearless Guardian-2015 in Ukraine’s western Lviv region (in March-November 2015), Sea Breeze-2015 drills in the Black Sea and at a number of military facilities in the Nikolayev and Odessa regions (June-October), Saber Guardian/Rapid Trident-2015 drills in the Lviv region (July-October 2015).
Apart from that, plans for 2015 include Ukrainian-Polish tactical exercises Safe Sky-2015 (July-October) at Ukrainian army’s airdromes, and Law and Order-2015 military police drills in the Lviv region (September-November).
Spokesperson for the Ukrainian defense ministry Victoria Kushnir said earlier that Ukraine’s troops would take part in 11 international exercises in 2015. "In 2015, Ukraine’s armed forces will take part in 11 joint land, sea and air drills," she said, adding that seven such exercises would be held outside Ukraine. "These drills will be a final stage of drills aiming to introduce standards of NATO member countries."