The head of state enacted relevant NSDC decision of Jan. 27, 2016, Censor.NET reports citing the press office of the president.
Military-administrative division of Ukraine sets out territorial and geographic limits of responsibility for the military governance units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the context of the fulfillment of administrative-military functions in the sphere of defense on land, in the air and maritime space taking into account the territory recognized temporarily occupied under the laws of Ukraine and the resolutions of the Verkhovna Rada.
The necessity of new military-administrative division of Ukraine is caused by the provisions of the Military Doctrine of Ukraine, which envisages the mechanisms of response to the threats to the military security of the state, particularly those from the Russian Federation.
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