The defense Ministry of Ukraine told about the mass dismissals of officers and contractors
From January to June 2018 from the armed forces of Ukraine (AFU) resigned 11 thousand officers and contractors. It is reported by the Ukranian Military Pages with the reference to the Ministry of defence of the country.
It is noted that by the end of 2018 APU may not be counted another 18 thousand soldiers. The main reason for the dismissal of 36% of the ex-military called the low pay of military service.
According to reports, due to the massive layoffs of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine was forced to make a decision about the increase from 1 October 2018 the minimum allowance. For the payment of cash collateral in the second half of 2018 from the budget of Ukraine will need to allocate 4.5 billion (1.5 billion rubles).