Russia and India sign military cooperation roadmapMilitary & Defense June 23, 13:43
Lavrov: Western campaign against Russia accompanied by pressure on Russians living abroadRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 23, 13:43
Russia, Turkey and Iran continue cooperation on de-escalation zones in SyriaWorld June 23, 13:40
Russian defense minister: India’s SCO accession opens up new prospects for cooperationMilitary & Defense June 23, 13:19
Russia and India to hold first combined forces drills in fallMilitary & Defense June 23, 13:14
Serbian president confident EU accession will not aggravate relations with RussiaWorld June 23, 13:14
Press review: Reinforcements from Asia possible in Syria and Russia mulls data leak woesPress Review June 23, 13:00
2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia is 'so far, so good' — Germany’s Emre CanSport June 23, 11:24
NHL says Olympic participation matter closedSport June 23, 11:12
KIEV, August 11. /TASS/. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a law under which defense spending in the Ukrainian budget for this year will be increased by 5.3 billion hryvnias ($250 million), the press service of the Ukrainian parliament reports.
Under the law, an additional 5.299 billion hryvnias (about $241 million at the current exchange rate) will be allocated additionally to finance the military operation in Ukraine’s troubled Donbas.
A total of 5.14 billion hryvnias ($233.7 million) is channeled to finance immediate needs of the Defense Ministry as mobilization in Ukraine continues. Besides, 158.7 million hrivnias ($7.2 million) will go to finance nutrition needs of other power wielding agencies.
The Verkhovna Rada (parliament) passed this law on July 17.