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Nov. 28, 2018

Mattis: Actions in Ukraine Show Russia’s Word Cannot Be Trusted

Russia’s seizure of three Ukrainian ships in the Sea of Azov in contradiction to signed treaties and the Law of the Sea show that Russia cannot be counted on to keep its word, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said at the Pentagon.

July 19, 2018

Exercise Sea Breeze 2018 Concludes in Ukraine

A multinational maritime exercise held in the Black Sea and designed to enhance interoperability of participating nations and strengthen regional maritime security concluded with a ceremony in Odessa, Ukraine.

July 13, 2018

Exercise Sea Breeze 2018 Kicks Off in Ukraine

The 18th iteration of Sea Breeze, an exercise designed to enhance interoperability among participating nations and strengthen regional security, kicked off following opening ceremonies in Odessa and Shiroky Lan training range, Ukraine.

Feb. 2, 2018

U.S. Troops Training Ukrainian Soldiers, Mattis Says

Military trainers from the United States, Canada, Poland and Lithuania are training Ukraine service members at a training base in western Ukraine, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon.

Feb. 2, 2018

Mattis Meets With Ukrainian Counterpart at Pentagon

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis met with Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak, at the Pentagon, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said in a readout following the meeting.

Aug. 24, 2017

Mattis: U.S., Ukraine Continue to Build Lasting Strategic Partnership

The United States and Ukraine are cultivating a lasting strategic partnership built on common security interests and shared principles, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said from Kyiv, Ukraine.

July 25, 2017

U.S. Special Operations Forces Train With Ukrainian Counterparts

Across southern Ukraine, U.S. special operations forces trained with Ukrainian special operators and conventional U.S. and Ukrainian naval forces during Sea Breeze 2017.

July 19, 2017

Exercise Sea Breeze 2017 Continues in Ukraine

Ships from Georgia, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine and the U.S. departed the port of Odessa and the nearby Western Naval Base to participate in the free-play phase of Exercise Sea Breeze 2017.

June 20, 2017

Mattis, Ukrainian President Discuss Security Challenges, Cooperation

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis welcomed Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to the Pentagon where both leaders discussed security challenges and defense cooperation.

Feb. 16, 2017

Work Confers With Ukrainian Foreign Affairs Minister at Pentagon

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work reiterated that the U.S. remains supportive of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity during a meeting with Ukrainian Foreign Affairs Minister Pavlo Klimkin at the Pentagon.

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