UK to extend military training operation in Ukraine until 2020

UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has confirmed the country’s commitment to extend its military training operation in Ukraine for an additional two years. Delivered through Operation Orbital, the military training operation in Ukraine will continue until 2020 and would include Read More …

Ukraine: Top rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko killed in Donetsk blast

The head of the self-proclaimed “Donetsk Republic” in eastern Ukraine, Alexander Zakharchenko, has died in an explosion at a Donetsk coffee shop. The Russian Foreign Ministry said Ukraine was likely behind the bombing. Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine confirmed that key separatist Read More …

Estonia wants to continue training Ukrainian humanitarian EOD operators

Estonia and Ukraine are interested in continuing cooperation in the field of training humanitarian explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) specialists, officials said at the conclusion of a course during which training consistent with international standards was provided to 17 humanitarian EOD Read More …

Germany allocates EUR 200,000 to HALO Trust for mine clearance in Balakliya

The German Federal Government allocates EUR 200,000 to the HALO Trust non-governmental mine clearance organization for the demining of the territory following explosions of ammunition in Balakliya (Kharkiv region) in March this year. “The Federal Government promotes the clearance of Read More …