The head of state recommended that all students serve a year in the ATO
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that he participated in combat.
This he said, speaking at a meeting with the students of history on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mykhailo Hrushevsky 6 October to Thursday in Kiev.
It is worth noting that on the official website of the President of Ukraine stated that, from 1984 to 1986, Poroshenko served in the army in air defense units.
During the term of the head of state, soldiers of the Soviet Union took in inakadate involved in conflicts in Angola, Mozambique, Afghanistan and Ethiopia, but according to the existing versions, the President could serve only on the territory of the Union or in Aktyubinsk (now Aktobe, Kazakhstan), or in Akhtubinsk Krasnodar region.
In this case, none of these towns the fighting was not conducted.
According to unofficial data, after the birth of first child Alexis in 1985, the current President of Ukraine was transferred to the Kiev military district, where also there were no armed conflicts.
Adviser to the head of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine Stanislav Rechinsky wrote on Facebook that, according to his official biography, Poroshenko was drafted into the army from the second year of the faculty of international relations and international law of Kiev state University.
Irony over Poroshenko’s statements and known by the volunteer Alex Mochanov.