First new Russian military recruits already in Ukraine, says President's Office




  • In World
  • 2022-09-28 08:39:00Z
  • By The New Voice of Ukraine
The first Russian reinforcements have already been deployed to Ukrainian battlefields
The first Russian reinforcements have already been deployed to Ukrainian battlefields  

Read also: Putin plans to take Kharkiv, Odesa after announced mobilization, says Bloomberg

Arestovych said that some of these forces have already been captured by the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

Read also: Poland will not admit pro-Putin Russian citizens fleeing from mobilization

"They have already joined the units defending Svatove, Lyman and Kupyansk," the Office rep stated.

"Some of them were killed, some are already in captivity. Everything is very fast. Their fate is sad because they are not allowed to prepare at all."

Read also: President's Office comments on prospects for additional mobilization in Ukraine

Putin announced a "partial mobilization" in Russia on Sept. 21. The call-up came after the Russian army suffered a heavy defeat in Ukraine, losing nearly the entirety of their occupied territory in Kharkiv Oblast.

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced that 300,000 reservists would be called up during this draft round.

Read also: Ex-State Duma member says 'dumb' bureaucracy, mobilization may lead to revolution in Russia

However, according to Russian opposition media, classified mobilization plans envisage sending one million Russians or more to war against Ukraine.

Military experts uniformly do not believe in the logistical or command capability of Russia to effectively corral that many troops.

COMMENTS

More Related News

Finland
Finland's Sanna Marin says Europe would be in trouble without US

"I must be brutally honest with you," Sanna Marin says. "We would be in trouble without the US."

EU reaches deal for $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil
EU reaches deal for $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil
  • World
  • 2022-12-02 17:01:32Z

The European Union reached a deal Friday for a $60-per-barrel price cap on Russian oil, a key step as Western sanctions aim to reorder the global oil market ...

Putin justifies strikes on Ukraine
Putin justifies strikes on Ukraine's energy facilities as revenge for Crimean bridge attack
  • World
  • 2022-12-02 16:20:00Z

Russian dictator Vladimir Putin has attempted to justify Russian strikes on Ukrainian energy infrastructure by claiming it is retaliation for the October...

Brother of Russia-imprisoned American says contact resumed
Brother of Russia-imprisoned American says contact resumed
  • US
  • 2022-12-02 15:01:54Z

The family of Paul Whelan, an American imprisoned in Russia for espionage, said Friday that he has resumed contact after unexpectedly becoming unreachable in...

U.S. detainee Whelan phones family after week of silence in Russia -statement
U.S. detainee Whelan phones family after week of silence in Russia -statement
  • US
  • 2022-12-02 14:35:47Z

American detainee Paul Whelan phoned his parents from Russia early on Friday, his brother said, the first contact since last week that occurred after the...

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with *

Cancel reply

Comments

Top News: World