15:09 More female officers in Belarus army


The Belarusian Army has seen an almost three-time increase in the number of women serving as officers along with traditionally male soldiers. Currently, there is a total of 245 women officers, including 56 senior officers: 42 Majors and 14 Lt. Colonels. Their average age is 29 years old.

Totally, there are over 3500 women serving in the Belarus's armed forces. Most of them serve as contracted soldiers and seargents.