Ukraine officially starts partial mobilization

15:52, 20 January 2015
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A partial mobilization has officially started in Ukraine, National Security and Defense Council spokesman Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing in Kyiv on Tuesday.

UNIAN

"Today, Ukraine has officially started a partial mobilization, which will be held in three waves for a total duration of 210 days throughout the territory of 24 regions of Ukraine and Kyiv," he said.

"New servicemen will replace soldiers who have served since the spring of 2014. The mobilized Ukrainians who have to serve in the Donbas conflict zone will receive a 100% bonus on their salary," Lysenko said.

As UNIAN reported earlier, today, January 20, the parliament’s official newspaper Holos Ukrainy published the Law "On approval of the Presidential Decree of January 14, 2015, No. 15 "On partial mobilization."

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