At the end of June, a dispute occurred in Ukraine. It was caused by footwear for female military personnel., in which they will have to take part in the parade in honor of the Independence Day. Many Ukrainians did not like that, that the cadets of military schools will have to march in high heels, a 2 July in the Verkhovna Rada, the head of the Ministry of Defense Andrei Taran demonstratively (in protest) "Handed" such shoes with the words:
Try it, march…
Today, 7 July, the head of the military department of Ukraine at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers said, that the situation with shoes for women soldiers has become clearer. According to him, a new shoe design was developed last week, and the department will try to have time to provide it to the participants of the parade. In his words, if the "experimental" shoes perform well, it is quite possible, that in the future they will be taken as a basis.
Regarding the previous option, which caused the scandal, Andrey Taran specified, that this type of footwear was adopted by the Ministry of Defense back in 2017 year. The latter is an ordinary woman's shoes.. After all, it would be inappropriate to release cadets to the parade in field uniform..
This is a military educational institution, not a combat unit
– summed up the minister.
In the same time, the head of the military department of Ukraine added, that the dress shoes of the 2017 version of the year are really uncomfortable. This became clear during a conversation with female military personnel.. It turned, that such shoes "fall off" from the feet, and too high a heel does not allow you to walk comfortably.
According to Taran, new shoes will have laces and a smaller heel. In this way, the minister hopes, what's on this, the conflict that has arisen will be settled.