Speaker of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense, Victoria Kushnir, said that by October 26th, Ukrainian soldiers (ATO participants) received more than 74 million UAH of additional remuneration.
“15,772 troops received additional cash rewards. The total amount is 74 million 457 thousand UAH. For the destroyed enemy military equipment the Ukrainian servicemen have received more than 779 thousand UAH, and for the successful performance as units during combat missions – about 3.5 million UAH; for the direct participation in battles – more than 70 million UAH,” – specified Victoria at the briefing, which took place in Kiev today.
Recall that the project on the additional remuneration has been developed by the Ministry of Defence based on the initiative of the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko. The decision was taken during a Governmental meeting on January 28, 2015.
For example, for the destroyed enemy military machinery and equipment of ATO participants are eligible to obtain additional bonuses:
- Car – 10 times the minimum wage (12,180 UAH).
- Tank – 40 times the minimum wage (48,720 UAH).
- Multiple rocket launchers – 50 times the minimum wage (60,900 UAH).
- Combat aircraft – 100 times the minimum wage (121,800 UAH).