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 "It’s hard to control emotions, but we can cope with it," – Ukraine’s first female troopers undergo training. VIDEO

Women's company or a company of gentle sex representatives, that’s how the cadets of the first female detachment undergoing training in the 199th Airborne Training Center call themselves.

As reported by Censor.NET citing the Defense Ministry-run TV channel, the training course for women does not differ from the one male troopers undergo. The female cadets are to parachute jump to become paratroopers.

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"Nothing like this has ever happened. One or two women usually came to serve in the army, but it was the first time when 44 girls became recruits on a single occasion. They will undergo marksmanship, medical, psychological and communications training, learn tactics," said Yulia Fedorenko, the combined arms training company commander.
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