News » Economy 20 January, 2016, 19:34
50,000 Ukrainian policemen to lose their jobs

As the screening of policemen in Ukraine goes ahead, out of the present 170,000-strong force 50,000 will lose their jobs, DW reports Jan. 20.

However, experts point out that many of them won’t be able to switch careers, since the job opportunities are scarce due to the on-going economic crisis.

There are fears that many dismissed policemen will eventually join criminal gangs.

The authorities are running programs to help the dismissed policemen switch careers.

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