About 100 guardsmen of the elite special operations force, selected from over a thousand applicants, were conducting exercises improving their combat skills during the field training, Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the National Guard of Ukraine.
According to Lieutenant-General Yurii Allerov, the National Guard has already got a good deal of groundwork for training top-ranked military specialists: "The new motivated people have joined the National Guard. The young people, who join our ranks, are the ones who have grown up and were brought up in new independent Ukraine. They are patriots with high demands to themselves and society. We are trying to fulfill their aspirations by missions that are assigned to the military formation."
The National Guard Commander has also elaborated on the cooperation of the military formation with foreign partners. According to him, the negotiations are underway with foreign partners willing to provide resources for the development of the National Guard.
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