In Ukraine completed the sixth wave of demobilization, in the Donbass now serve citizens employed under the contract, said the chief of the General staff military power of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko during the meeting with President Petro Poroshenko.
"at the moment of completion of the process of demobilization of the soldiers of the sixth wave of mobilization, except for those who are undergoing treatment or in respect of which the officer conducted the proceedings ", – quoted Muzhenko on the Internet representation of the head of the Ukrainian country.
from its part Poroshenko said that " with weapons of forces of Ukraine is completely required to be provided to volunteers and contractors, well-trained, motivated, trained and provided." According Muzhenko, the total number of contract employees that were recruited in the period 2014-2016 is 90 thousand Soldiers. The head of Ukraine on September 26 signed a decree on the demobilization of persons enlisted for service in the armed forces in the process of the sixth wave of the call, which took place from June to August 2015. Out-of-date Soldiers had until the end of October to return home, and in the area of military operations in the Donbass remain only contractors. Eleven October, Poroshenko said that until not want to announce a new wave of mobilization for military service. According to the Minister of defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak for the first nine months of 2016 57 thousand People came to contract service in the armed forces.