In the New Year's Eve the air border of Ukraine will be protected by the several thousand soldiers of the Air Forces of Armed Forces of Ukraine. It is reported by the press service of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry.
"In the New Year's Eve the airspace of our country will be closely guarded by several thousand soldiers, who will be on duty at the command posts and control points as part of rescue units," - said in a statement.
It is noted that to the duty performance will be involved the forces and means of air defense, radio and special forces, aircraft crews of Mig-29 and Su-27 planes.
Operational Services will work closely with their counterparts in neighboring countries.