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Pictures of the year 2013: Military

2013-12-05 14:16

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Pictures of the year 2013: Military

A girl hugs her brother, a recruit from the presidential regiment, as he takes the oath at a military base in Kiev Nov 16, 2013. President Viktor Yanukovich has declared that Ukrainian Armed Forces will call the last conscript this autumn. One of the largest post-Soviet republics, Ukraine says goodbye to the conscription inherited from the Soviet Union by focusing on a high-tech professional army based on a western model. [Photo/Agencies]