‘According to the Global Firepower ranking, the Ukrainian army is the most powerful at the European continent among the armed countries that are not NATO-members. We are proud of our soldiers’, Poroshenko wrote.
Ukraine took the eighth place out of 33 among Europe’s armies. More than 50 factors were taken into account during the determining of the country’s place.
As it was reported earlier, Ukraine took 138th place out of 156 possible in the World Happiness Report 2018.
Earlier, Ukraine took the 130th place out of 180 in the Transparency International rating Corruption Perception Index 2017.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine raised by 1 point in the Global Firepower 2018 Military Strength Ranking and took 29th place. There 136 states in the rating in total. Ukraine is placed between Greece (28th) and the Czech Republic (29th).