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 About 149,500 Ukrainian soldiers obtained combatant status since ATO start, - Ministry of Defense

More than 149,500 Ukrainian soldiers were given the combatant status since the beginning of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO).

Speaker of the Ministry of Defense Viktoria Kushnir announced, Censor.NET reports citing the Ministry of Defense.

According to her, about 4,000 soldiers obtained the status last week.

Viktoria Kushnir has also reported that soldiers who perform tasks in the ATO area are being paid regularly. About 29,000 soldiers have been paid off around 130 million hryvnia.

Moreover, the Ministry of Defense paid 5.5 million hryvnia to soldiers for successful implementation of tasks in the ATO zone.

Read more: 9,371 people killed, 21,523 wounded in Donbas since April 2014, - UNИсточник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n391754