The polygraph has not passed 40% of the leadership of the Ministry of defense

Полиграф не прошло 40% руководства Минобороны

40 percent of the leaders of the defense Ministry of Ukraine failed the polygraph test

These employees will be laid off, said Stepan Poltorak.

The Minister of defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak on Sunday, April 24, stated that 40 per cent of managers of agencies do not pass the test on the “lie detector” (polygraph).

According to the Minister, just checked the heads 35, 40 per cent are 14 people. Failed the test Poltorak promised to dismiss.

The corresponding decision of the Minister of defence of Ukraine intends to issue during the week of April 25. He also said that the staff changes will take 3 to 4 months.

In addition, Poltorak said that he intends to reduce the staff of the Ukrainian Navy on the same 40 per cent, from 500 to 300.

Commenting on the Ukrainian media its decision on failed the polygraph test, Poltorak said that he had “no other choice”.

He also noted that the previously adopted system in the Ministry “does not work”. The Minister of defence indicated that the candidates for dismissal served in office for 30-40 years and “nothing has changed”.

In defense of the coming reduction