The Ministry of defence has paid more than UAH 100 million to military servicemen for participating in anti-terrorist operations. This was at the briefing said the speaker of the Ministry of defense Victoria Kushnir, reports «Ukrainian news».
«23.5 thousand military (involved in anti-terrorist operation) paid in awards (amount) of about 106 million UAH», — she said.
Including, 51 military personnel received additional payments in the amount of 780 thousand UAH for the destroyed equipment of the enemy, about 1.3 thousand troops were paid incentives in the amount of 4,3 million hryvnias for successful performance of combat missions and about 22 thousand soldiers — in the amount of 101 million hryvnias for participation in hostilities.
According to Kushnir, in the near future it is planned to make payments in the amount of 5,7 million hryvnias to 1,5 thousand soldiers.
To date, the status of combatants had already received 108 465 thousand members of the Armed forces of Ukraine, said Kushnir, wrote UNIAN.
«Only last week the Commission of the Ministry of defence and the Armed forces of Ukraine on consideration of appointment of citizens to the status of participant of hostilities afforded this status 411 servicemen and employees of Ukraine’s Armed forces, who participated in the ATO,» she said.
At the same time, as noted by Kushnir, not all the military units command relates to the provision of payment of monetary rewards to subordinates with due care. She said that on this occasion the defense Ministry will provide organizational, outreach and recruitment measures.
Earlier it was reported that the Ministry of defense of Ukraine this year for the military has purchased 1.3 thousand apartments, said the Minister of defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak. According to the Poltorak, next year for the purchase of apartments for military personnel is planned to allocate from the state budget about the same amount.
«This year was slightly more than one billion hryvnias for acquisition of housing for servicemen. This year we bought 1 300 apartments,» he said.
The Ministry of defense had paid the military for anti-terrorist operation more than 100 million USD. The status of combatants received more than 108 thousand people 09.02.2016