Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Defence Ministry: In Crimea new rotation of Ukrainian-Polish battalion UkrPolBAt prepares to leave for Kosovo

In the village of Perevalne of Sympheropol region in Crimea the preparation of a new rotation of peace-keeping Ukrainian-Polish battalion UkrPolBat to leave for Kosovo has commenced.

During three days the commission led by head of operative maintenance department of the Centre of Coastguard Troops of the Naval Forces of Ukraine Lieutenant Colonel Mykola Serhiyechko will check a Ukrainian component of the rotation.

The Commission is to test readiness of the contingent to fulfilling of tasks in the composition of the East multinational subdivision, its material and technical basis, to evaluate the state of humanitarian and social maintenance, the level of patriotic training of the personnel, the state of military discipline of peace-keepers.