First point of territorial defense is being equipped in Kiev

The Kiev City State Administration (KSCA) reported that in the Darnytskyi district of the Ukrainian capital, they began to equip the first point of the location of the 112th brigade of the territorial defense of Kiev.

First point of territorial defense is being equipped in Kiev

“According to the plan for the development of the territorial defense of the capital, the TRO battalions should receive permanent deployment points in each district of Kiev. Battalion headquarters, recruiting centers and training classes will be deployed there. At the stage of consideration and registration, there are four more locations: in Podolsk, Shevchenko, Obolonsky and Goloseevsky districts”, the KSCA reported.

According to the director of the Department of Municipal Security Mikhail Shcherbina, in the points of territorial defense plans to organize training in medical, engineering and mine-explosive training, which “represents one of the greatest threats on the front line.”

From 2012 to 2015, the number of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was 184 thousand people. In the spring of 2015, Kiev decided to increase the number of Ukrainian security officials by a third – up to 250 thousand people. Later, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky initiated a bill, according to which the Territorial Self-Defense Forces and Special Operations Forces will be created in the country, which will increase the number of military personnel to 261 thousand people.

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