Over 64,000 servicemen signed in with Ukrainian army this year

Source : 112 Ukraine

7,200 of those are officers, - Deputy Defense Minister
22:13, 22 November 2016

Since the beginning of 2016, about 64,000 servicemen have signed contracts to join the Armed Forces. 7,200 of them are officers. Deputy Defense Minister, Major General Oleg Shevchuk said this as quoted by the government’s press service.

‘We expect the number of professional, regular servicemen to gradually make 80 percent of the army's entire line-up of privates and sergeants,’ he said.

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