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Zelensky signs law to exempt night vision devices from taxes

by The Kyiv Independent news desk August 18, 2023 11:48 PM 1 min read
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President Volodymyr Zelensky on Aug. 18 signed into law two bills seeking to exempt night vision devices, thermal imaging equipment, and rangefinders from customs duties and value added tax.

Night vision devices and thermal imaging equipment have been used by the Ukrainian army for intelligence and combat operations at night.

In June Zelensky also signed legislation to exempt drone components from VAT and customs duties.

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