The army for the year has recorded almost 30 thousand people

В армию за год записались почти 30 тысяч человек

Ukrainian soldiers

First combat brigade equipped with Highly mobile airborne troops and

Contract with the Armed forces of Ukraine from the beginning of 2016 was signed by more than 29.5 thousand soldiers, of which about 3 thousand officers. This reports the press center of the General staff.

According to the Department Informatii on the page in Facebook, the acquisition of military units military contract is based on the principle of “maximum quality with optimum number”.

“The priorities in the acquisition remain unchanged: first and foremost equipped with a combat brigade and the airborne troops. After them is part of the combat and logistical support. In this case the units of special operations Forces and intelligence services are completed on a priority basis and the best soldiers,” – said in the message of staff.*

The Ministry reminded that the salaries of contract servicemen amounts to 7 thousand hryvnias.

We will remind, earlier the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko instructed to raise the salary of the sergeants.

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