Ukrainian Defense Minister Yuriy Yekhanurov said during his working visit to Sevastopol
(Crimea, South Ukraine) on Wednesday that the country's military budget for
2009 should reach UAH 32 billion (USD 1 / UAH 4.84).
the military readiness of troops of the Ukrainian Navy, he said that everything
is all right with them, but the Defense Ministry
failed to develop them due to financial restrictions.
connection, Yekhanurov said that Ukraine's military budget for 2009 should
amount to UAH 32 billion, compared with UAH 9.9 billion foreseen for 2008.
that his ministry had already sent respective requests to institutions that are
responsible for drafting next year's budget.