Rada allows foreigners serving in Ukrainian Army as contract soldiers

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has passed the bill "On amendments to certain legal acts of Ukraine regarding foreigners and stateless persons serving in the Armed Forces of Ukraine" in the second reading and as the whole.

As reported by Censor.NET's correspondent, the draft has been supported by 229 deputies.

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The bill makes amendments to the laws of Ukraine "On military service," "On Armed Forces of Ukraine," and "Of Internal service regulation of the Armed Forces of Ukraine," which amendments provide for foreigners and stateless persons to serve as contract soldiers and officers in the Armed Forces of Ukraine and other military units.

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The law also redrafts article 447 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine "Mercenary activities."

The bill has been registered under #2389.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n355007