Ukraine plans $3 billion boost to defense spending (16)

Washington Times 2014.08.24 21:52
By Associated Press - Associated Press - Sunday, August 24, 2014 KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine's president has vowed to boost military spending by 40 billion hryvnia ($3 billion) in the next three years as government forces seek to overpower pro-Russian separatists in the east. President Petro Poroshenko made his pledge Sunday during a speech marking Ukraine's independence from the Soviet Union in 1991.
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