Andrew Zagorodnyuk: mil.gov.ua
The Ukrainian authorities have changed the age of compulsory conscription: 2020 emergency service will be compulsory only from the age of 20. On 9 February, reports “Interfax” with reference to the Minister of defense of Ukraine Andrei Zagorodniuk.
“This year with 20 years, the call for military service will be mandatory, and 18 and 19 only with the consent of recruits,” he said.
According to the head of Department, the relevant orders already sent to regional state administrations.
Earlier, on 9 February it was reported that Zagorodnyuk opened Kiev’s plans to establish two military bases near the DNR and the LNR in Lugansk region Severodonetsk and Mariupol in Donetsk region. The decision was taken to strengthen military potential of the country and promoting the economic development of the region, he concluded.
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