Deputy Defense Minister: About 50,000 women serve in Ukrainian army

Source : 112 Ukraine

The number of women volunteering for the army grows dramatically
15:50, 23 June 2016

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‘As of June 1, 2016, 49,552 women have served and worked with the Armed Forces of Ukraine. 17,147 of them are servicewomen, including 2,092 officers, 14,607 soldiers and 32,405 civilian staff’, said Ihor Dolgov, Deputy Defense Minister on European Integration Affairs.

In February this year, the Ministry reported that over 15 thousand women had served with the army at the moment. 

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