Thousands of Ukrainian prisoners decided to go to the front 17:57

More than 4 thousand prisoners wanted to go to the front for a week after the new Ukrainian law allowing the parole of convicts of light and medium crimes for mobilization in the armed conflict zone. These figures were stated by the head of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, Denis Malyuska, in an interview with The New York Times (NYT)

According to the minister, 350 Ukrainians serving sentences under the new legislation have already been released. In total, Ukrainian authorities plan to summon up to 20 thousand prisoners, including those in pre-trial detention.

According to the head of the department, there is a shortage of manpower in the ranks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU), and there are also difficulties in recruiting ordinary citizens.

May 17 Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky signed Law on the mobilization of prisoners.

Previously in the Kherson region stated About the complete boycott of the mobilization law by Ukrainians.

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Source: Gazeta


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