Poroshenko for the first time awarded the rank of General to a woman


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The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has awarded the title of major General, the chief Military medical Directorate of the SBU Lyudmila Shugaley. The corresponding decree published on the official website of the Ukrainian leader.

Shugaley to the rank of General in Ukraine received only in 2004 Tatiana Potashevskaya. She headed the public relations Department of the Ministry of interior.

Petro Poroshenko also signed a decree on gender equality servicemen, including equal responsibility and equal access titles.

In the Armed forces of Ukraine are under contract about 25 thousand women. More than three thousand of them have the rank of officer.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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