There are cases of mobilization of people with disabilities, cancer patients, parents with many children and people over 60 years old.
In remote settlements of Russia mobilization the entire male population of a certain age category is subject, despite the lack of experience in military service and combat experience.
This is stated in the message on the page of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Facebook according to operational information as of 18:00.
It is noted that in Russia and in the parts of the regions of Ukraine temporarily occupied by it, activities of the so-called “partial” mobilization continue.
“In remote settlements of the Russian Federation, the entire male population of a certain age category is subject to mobilization, despite the lack of experience in military service in the past and combat experience. There are frequent cases of mobilization of persons with disabilities, cancer patients, parents with many children and persons over sixty years of age,” – reported in General Staff.
In some regions, the population is trying to resist such forced mobilization.
“The unavailability of the implementation of mobilization measures was noted at collection points in the Belgorod and Rostov regions. Thus, newly arrived personnel must purchase winter uniforms and protective equipment at their own expense,” the note says.
In addition, it is noted that there is a tendency for persons of military age to search for ways to evade mobilization.
So, in the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, in order to avoid mobilization, men try to pay off with a bribe, go outside Russia, find a job at a critical infrastructure enterprise, or commit a petty crime.
Mobilization in Russia: what is known
On September 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the mobilization of Russian reserve troops for the war with Ukraine.
According to the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the military command, who arrived after the mobilization of Russians, sends them to units on the line of contact without preparation.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky stressed that the mobilization announced in Russia is also a blow to the indigenous peoples of Crimea, Dagestan, the Caucasus and Siberia.
Since the evening of September 21, in Buryat villages, summons have been handed to men from 18 to 72 years old and they are required to urgently go to the recruiting station.
Today, September 28, adviser to the head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Mykhailo Podolyak, commenting on the mobilization in the Russian Federation, noted that Putin plans to fight “with the forces of old people and office plankton.”