Ukraine sets up new government body to cope with landmines

The Ukrainian cabinet on Wednesday set up the National Authority for Mine Action, a special government body that will deal with the landmine problem in eastern Ukraine, Interfax-Ukraine news agency reported. The new body, led by the defense minister, will Read More …

Representatives of 12 countries discuss mine action in Ukraine

An international online conference on mine action in Ukraine was held at the Ivan Chernyakhovsky National Defence University of Ukraine with the assistance of the Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP). “The participants discussed the mine action system in Ukraine, the Read More …

Ukraine: State Emergency Service personnel evacuated from mine clearance site in Hnutove due to shelling

As a result of the shelling, the personnel of the pyrotechnic divisions of the State Emergency Service were evacuated from the mine clearance site in Hnutove, Donetsk region, the press service of the State Emergency Service has said. “On April Read More …

Armed forces of Ukraine and Sweden to cooperate in establishing mine action center

A delegation of the Swedish Armed Forces visited the 8th Chernihiv Training Center of the State Special Transport Service and discussed bilateral cooperation in mine action. “Within the framework of interstate cooperation, Swedish experts discussed the provision of expert assistance Read More …

Man apprehended in Crimea over espionage charges and production of explosive devices

A man, apprehended in Crimea by the Federal Security Service (FSB) and charged with production of explosive devices, has citizenship of Russia and Ukraine, Simferopol city court press service told TASS Tuesday. Earlier, FSB press service disclosed that the man Read More …

Uktaine: Zelensky orders to identify those responsible for death of three soldiers in Donbas

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky ordered to identify the perpetrators of the tragedy of three servicemen in Donbas within ten days. According to the presidential website on Tuesday night, Zelensky ordered to check all mine and explosive barriers on the Read More …

NATO implements Counter-Terrorism Reference Curriculum in Ukraine

NATO’s Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) eAcademy recently offered students of the National Defence University of Ukraine a pioneering two-week programme focused on international security. The online course was shaped by NATO’s Counter-Terrorism Reference Curriculum (CTRC), which provides an overview Read More …

Netherlands supports humanitarian demining in Ukraine

Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Ukraine Jennes de Mol said this to an Ukrinform correspondent in The Hague. “A new program of the Dutch government sets a very ambitious goal – a mine-free world by 2025. In Read More …