When the mobilization was announced two weeks ago, it was said that only experienced reservists would be called in, but it soon became clear that inexperienced people, with health problems and the elderly, should also report. The Kremlin admitted last week that it was the first Russian mobilization since World War II Absolutely flawless Expired and promised that “all mistakes made will be corrected”.
“Training of the new units is taking place at 80 training grounds and in six training centers,” Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said at a government meeting today. These new recruits will be sent to Ukraine with other soldiers who have already fought in Ukraine.
According to Shoigu, “a significant number” volunteered, even before they received an official mobilization order. He did not say how many men were involved. (Read more below the photos)
In addition to the chaotic mobilization, Russia is also struggling with reservists who do not want to join the army. The Russians are trying to avoid being sent to Ukraine by hiding from the authorities or traveling abroad, among other things.
For example, earlier today the Kazakh authorities announced that A total of 200,000 Russians have already fled to their country. Thousands of Russians have also arrived in Armenia, Georgia and Turkey, who are trying to flee their countries to avoid being sent to Ukraine to fight.
The mobilization comes at a time when the Russian army in Ukraine is suffering heavy defeats.
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