January 22 2015
The Ukrainian Cabinet wants to increase the size of the military, reports Interfax-AVN (Russia).
To reach the proposed end-strength of 250,000 personnel would require an increase of 66,000, said Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk on Wednesday.
There is sufficient funding for the increase and the Cabinet has asked the Parliament to consider it in its next session, the prime minister said.
The defense and security budget for 2015 is US$5.6 billion, or more than 5.2 percent of...
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