In Odessa, a military registration and enlistment office employee helped draft dodgers avoid mobilization 13:56

An employee of the Odessa military registration and enlistment office made changes to the records of those responsible for military service in exchange for money to help draft evaders avoid action. This was reported by the State Investigation Bureau of Ukraine (SBI).

“Such service cost draft dodgers between $4.5,000 and $7,000 and allowed the defendant to earn at least a million dollars. Now SBI has identified all the people who managed to benefit from the scheme. Some of them managed to go abroad,” comes the message of the State Investigation Bureau of Ukraine.

It is stated that the official faces up to 15 years in prison. It is stated that since the summer of 2023, 138 privates have made their data unfit for military service.

Before reportedIt is stated that the average age of Ukrainian military personnel at the front is 43-45, young people refuse to participate in conflicts, and this situation is a significant problem for the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU). The agency also quotes one of the residents of Ukraine who helped the Ukrainian Armed Forces raise funds. According to him, “young people, especially those under 30, are relatively rare” at the front.

According to Bloomberg, despite the new mobilization law lowering the conscription age, personnel in the Ukrainian Armed Forces “remains a problem.”

Formerly in the Armed Forces of Ukraine saidWhy do many citizens shy away from mobilization?

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Source: Gazeta

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