Poltorak restricted circle of persons for rewarding by the weapon

Полторак ограничил круг лиц для награждения оружием

Stepan Poltorak

Now the Minister of defense may award a firearm or bladed weapon only military APU, other structures of the military and only once.

The Minister of defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak has restricted the circle of persons who the Agency can award a firearm or bladed weapon. He said this on his page in Facebook.

“Took the initiative and signed an order to limit the right to award the difference between “Firearm” and “melee weapons” civilians”, – wrote Poltorak.

According to him, now the defense Minister could give weapons only to the military, the armed forces and other security agencies and military, retired or reserve with the right to wear a military uniform.

“According to the order, such awards citizens of the specified category can be awarded only once,” – said Poltorak.

As reported Корреспондент.netearlier it became known that for 2014-2016, the head of the interior Ministry Arsen Avakov personally handed 1322 units of premium weapons. The Minister claimed that “proud of everyone who was handed a weapon.”