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Ukrainian Army will get UAH 131 billion for reforms

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KYIV – Pavlo Lebedev, Ukrainian Minister of Defense, stressed about it during the briefing in the Ukrainian National Information Agency Ukrinform.

“The reforms of the Ukrainian Armed Forces will go till 2017. For this period the Ukrainian army budget will be UAH 131 billion,” Pavlo Lebedev informed.

According to Defense Minister, UAH 12 billion will be sent for combat training, UAH 24,7 billion – for rearmament, Armed Forces maintenance – UAH 90 billion.

Today the total strength of the armed forces is 180,000 servicemen: 80,000 – combat personnel, 100,000 – logistic support units.

“After the reforms the strength of combat units will be 70,000, logistic support units – 50,000 persons,” stressed Pavlo Lebedev.

 

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