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23 March, 2014History
The Ukrainian Navy in the Crimea has long traditions. In 1771, the Cossacks jointly with the Russian army and with the support of Zaporizhzhian Cossack boats overcame the short-lived resistance of the Turks and Tatars and conquered the peninsula. The tsarist Black Sea fleet was built primarily in the shipyards of Mykolaiv and Kherson, and many Ukrainians were its admirals, officers and seamen. In 1917-18, part of the fleet was Ukrainianized and pledged allegiance to the Central Rada.
22 October, 2013Security
Squeezed between two power blocs, Ukraine will inevitably join one. It cannot afford its non-aligned status and the upcoming military reform will not help
22 October, 2013Security
The new military reform entails a transfer to a volunteer professional army in 2014 and a significant reduction in military personnel. In reality, it seems to be nothing more than an attempt to save money
12 April, 2012History
Ukraine’s Navy, set up 20 years ago, is struggling to survive
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Ignoring the language issue risks the likelihood that Ukrainian will disappear altogether in Ukraine
yesterday, Oleksandr Kramar,
Who should protect the cultural heritage of Crimea?
yesterday, ,
The Russian military said on Monday (Sept 17) that the missile that shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came from the arsenals of the Ukrainian army
day before yesterday, ,
Would NATO be better off without Turkey? Ankara is now having a furious row with America and its other military allies.
day before yesterday, Michael Binyon,
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