The first female company of the airborne troops is having practice at a training center in Zhytomyr region, northern Ukraine.
There are 44 women in the company, Ukraine's Defense Ministry reported. They have theoretical classes and practice jumping at parachute simulator – under the supervision of instructors.
The military students will perform the real parachute jumping in several days already. Only after that they will be able to enjoy the rights of full-fledged troopers.