March 2012 - Ukraine Special Weapons News
- Ukraine Army Gets New Automatic 30 mm Cannon RIA Novosti 29 Mar 2012 -- The Ukrainian army is taking delivery of a new automatic 30-mm cannon developed by Ukrainian experts, the Defense Ministry said quoting a minister's order on Thursday.
- Chernobyl Cover Construction to Start in April RIA Novosti 27 Mar 2012 -- Ukraine will begin the construction of a new sarcophagus at the Chernobyl nuclear plant on April 26, the 26th anniversary of the world's worst nuclear disaster, the country's president Viktor Yanukovych said.
- Ukrainian Doctors Admit Tymoshenko Needs Hospital Care RFE/RL 24 Mar 2012 -- Ukrainian doctors have admitted that jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko is in need of hospital care as her health deteriorates.
- All Ukrainian Uranium to be Removed by Sunday - Kiriyenko RIA Novosti 23 Mar 2012 -- Russia will remove the last of Ukraine's highly enriched uranium by Sunday.
- Russia Agrees to Pay More for Crimea Airbase RIA Novosti 20 Mar 2012 -- Russia has offered to pay $2 million a year for the use of a training airbase in Ukraine’s Crimea, up from $700,000.
- Ukraine's Tymoshenko Accused Of 'High Treason' RFE/RL 20 Mar 2012 -- A majority in the Ukrainian parliament has voted to accuse jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko of committing "high treason."
- Ukraine's Tymoshenko May Face High Treason Charges RIA Novosti 14 Mar 2012 -- Ukrainian ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko may see her prison term extended to up to 15 years if an investigation proves that she committed high treason by pushing through a 2009 gas deal with Russia, Ukrainian media reported on Wednesday.
- Ukraine Spring Military Draft Will Not Affect 2012 Graduates RIA Novosti 02 Mar 2012 -- The Ukrainian Defense Ministry has reassured worried parents that high-school students graduating a month earlier this year will not be drafted straight into the military.
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