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 Defense Ministry increased service pay for soldiers and introduced rewards for each destroyed militants’ piece of equipment

Ukrainian soldiers will start receiving increased service pay. This decision was made today at a meeting of the government.

The draft regulation was developed by the Ministry of Defense on the initiative of President of Ukraine Poroshenko, Censor.NET reports citing the Defense Ministry press service.

The draft resolution provides for the following payments:

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- The service pay of military who are directly involved in the ATO or military conflict, will be doubled;

- The service pay of military who are directly involved in hostilities since the announcement of military situation, will be tripled;

- A serviceman will additionally receive 1,000 hryvnia ($50) for each day of the direct engagement.

- Additional reward is envisaged for the destruction of the military equipment of the enemy. Thus, the reward for the destruction of the vehicle will be 12,000 hryvnia ($600); the reward for a destroyed tank will be 48,000 hryvnia ($2,400), for a multiple rocket launcher - 60,000 hryvnia ($3,000), for a warplane 121,000 hryvnia ($6,050).

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The decision comes into force on the day of its official publication.

 
 
 
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