“In 2019, over 21,000 people were accepted for the military service under contract in the Armed Forces of Ukraine,” Shevchuk stated. He added that over 1,500 officers were among the draftees.
As we reported, Ukrainian military held three days-long exercises in Donbas combat area. A tank unit scrambled on alert and covered the distance of 20 kilometers. Then, military vehicles were transported across the river under the cover of combat aviation.
On July 29, the elite branch of the Ukrainian military, Special Operations Forces celebrate their professional holiday. It was established in July 2016.