Censor.NET informs citing TSN.
Not only soldiers with the experience in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO), but also motivated people without combat experience are invited to serve in the brigade. More than half of the volunteers are flunk out because of heavy drills; those remaining are trained under programs of NATO and Israeli special forces.
In addition to patriotism, soldiers are also motivated with salary: monthly wages of a soldier starts from 10,000 UAH ($373), officer's payment can reach up to 16,000 UAH.
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