The fifth wave of mobilization in Ukraine provided an absolute rotation of soldiers From the second wave of mobilization, said at a press conference on the last working day of the week official authorized the Ministry of defense Victoria Kushnir.
on the last working day of the week in Ukraine started the sixth, still final wave of mobilization. Under it will fall as reservists with experience services, and citizens with no military experience.
"by the end of the fifth phase of the mobilization ensured absolute rotation of soldiers From the second mobilization, and trained a sufficient number of soldiers to replenish the personnel of parts that perform tasks in the ATO area," said Kushnir.
in addition, She stated that as of June 18, the Ministry of defence has paid out present specific operation for more than 16 million hryvnia (about 755 thousand dollars at current exchange rates). Of this amount, 542 thousand hryvnias (more than 25 thousand dollars) paid for equipment destroyed or captured, about 1, 8 million hryvnia (over 83 thousand dollars) for successful performance of combat missions. Such remuneration received 357 soldiers.
for direct participation in hostilities paid 13, 8 million hryvnia (over 646 thousand dollars). Got 2, 5 thousand soldiers.
in addition Kushnir said that as of June 17, the status of combatants in connection with the participation of special operations in the Donets basin received nearly 54 thousand soldiers.
Mobilization in the Ukrainian equipped with weapons forces began in March 2014 - even before the official start of the special operation in the Donbass. It is held on the so-called " special period ", which covers " the war and reconstruction began after the war ". In the past year in Ukraine it's been 3 waves of mobilization, also 3 waves were provided for the current year. The first wave of mobilization this year took place from January for three months, the second - with April in the past 2 months.