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Poroshenko promises to raise Ukrainian army pay to $83 a day

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May 28, 2014, 6:45 a.m. | Politics — by Kyiv Post

Ukrainian President-elect Petro Poroshenko
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At an unknown campaign stop before the presidential election, now President-elect Petro Poroshenko promised to make strengthening the Ukrainian army his top priority. Porohsenko said he could attract volunteers by upping the salary from $50 a month to $83 a day and providing each volunteer with $83,000 in life insurance. He pledged to make the change on May 26. EuroMaidan PR, the official public relations arm of the EuroMaidan Revolution, made the subtitles to the 1:17 video.

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