Ukrainian conscripts to get financial aid

Defense Ministry will provide financial assistance to conscripts in the amount of two minimum salaries.

6 October 2015 13:44

All conscripts will obtain financial assistance in the amount of two minimum salaries, reports UNIAN citing the press secretary of the Defense Ministry Alexei Chornobay as saying at a briefing.

Reminder: as of Sept.1, the minimum wage in Ukraine is UAH 1, 378.

Chornobay recalled that during the autumn conscription campaign it is planned to call 11 thousand young people aged 20 to 27 years. Citizens without a full higher education will serve 1.5 years and with higher education - 1 year.

All conscripts will undergo military service only outside the ATO area and won’t serve in Donbas.