Foreigners allowed serving in Ukraine’s Armed Forces as contract soldiers

Source : 112 Ukraine

President Poroshenko signed respective decree on June 10
17:28, 10 June 2016

According to the presidential press service, “the document’s approval will let foreign citizens and persons without citizenship voluntarily fulfill their duty, protecting Ukraine’s independence and territorial integrity”.

The major conditions for a foreigner to be enlisted for contract military service are: recognition and adherence to the Constitution and laws of Ukraine, legal residence in Ukraine, clean record, passport or other sort of ID (for persons without citizenship). 

The probationary period for foreigners in the Ukrainian army will last for 2 months.   

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