Tuesday, April 19 2016 21:35 EEST
Ukraine will carry out the seventh wave of mobilization to its armed forces
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According to Dialog.ua, the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine began preparations for the seventh mobilization wave. It plans to summon up to 10 thousand Ukrainians into its armed forces.

The Defense Ministry plans to rotate until April-May, 2016 - reported by Dialog.ua.

According to the Defense Ministry, the seventh wave will see high demand for engineers, tank crew, gunners, mechanics, drivers and operators.

The source noted that it is a planned activity for all Ukrainian citizens who are registered in the military.

It is expected that armed forces will call from 5 to 10 thousand people.

In addition, the source said that there is a positive trend for contract recruitment at the moment.

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine states: "There are about 20 thousand people, who have been already recruited since the beginning of the year. It means that we are gaining about 7 thousand people per month, and the number of willing people is not reduced..."

The military authorities also added that the optimal number of contract soldiers is about 70 thousand people.

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