This fall, during the last conscription to the army, 5000 young soldiers will replenish the military forces of Ukraine.In parallel, recruitment is ongoing to the army of contractors, said Defense Minister Pavel Lebedev.
According to him, now Ukrainian army is manned by the military on contract by 58 percent. This year it is planned to recruit 7000 soldiers bearing service contract. According to him, unlike conscripted soldiers, the service contract will last from 3 to 5 years. Thus soldiers and sergeants on contract deal exclusively with their professional responsibilities that positively affect their military training.