Skip to comments.A Year Into War, Ukraine Faces Challenges Mobilizing Troops
Posted on 03/25/2023 2:45:56 PM PDT by Its All Over Except ...
DNIPRO, Ukraine—One Ukrainian paid almost $10,000 to flee the draft. Another has ignored five military summonses. A third avoids public spaces, fearing a military official will pounce and issue a call-up.
After a year of war, Ukraine is facing increasing challenges in raising the troops it needs to resist Russian forces and eject them from its territory.
When Russia invaded in February last year, thousands of volunteers lined up outside military recruitment centers. With many of them now dead or injured, Ukrainian authorities are scrambling to recruit replacements, often drafting those who have neither the desire nor the training to serve. The result is a growing number of fighting-age men who are attempting to evade service. ...
There have been public scandals involving inappropriate call-ups and videos appearing to show men being roughed up by enlistment officers for refusing a summons. A disabled person was drafted in western Ukraine and pronounced fit for service despite having no hands. Another died on the front lines within a month of mobilization after 10 days of training, according to his relatives.
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Zelensky Admitted That Ukraine Already Ran Out Of Ammo
Th end of this debacle needs to come soon.
Obviously if they ran out of ammo the war would have ended.
What percentage of Ukrainian men age 18-30 have to be killed or wounded before we put a stop to it?
You know more than Zelensky? He said it.
You have to read the article and you didn’t, nor did you look at the WaPo article therein or the article by Yomiuri Shimbun [link at URL], where Zelensky candidly told his interlocutors that “We do not have ammunition. For us the situation in the East is not good.”
Read the articles or don’t post here.
Well it’s time for the press gangs, administrators and politicians to go to the Front.
I wonder if Nuland, Vindman, Lindsey Graham, Liz Cheney, Bolton and others will sign up to go to the front?
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Send in NATO. Push Russians back to Russia. Capture Moscow. End the war. Put Putin on trial. Use Russian energy reserves for war reparation payment to UKR, Georgia and Chechnya.
If you have nukes, never, ever give them up! That is the lesson.
Our Democrats don’t understand that.
Ukraine will experience Holodomor II, now.
Only good to come from this is Sweden and Finland will join NATO and thus have a chance against future Russian aggression.
There has never been any doubt, Russia has more cannon fodder than the Ukes do. When’s the last time you received a glossy Marine Corps mailer? For the first time, I got one last week. Notice the change of emphasis on the latest US Army TV recruiting ads? No longer is the target overweight women of color who want to help out during a scamdemic. Now it’s all images of Bunker Hill, Normandy and Iwo Jima. Wonder who the globalists are planning to replace their depleted Uke cannon fodder with?
And how would you do that and prevent Russia from watching nuclear weapons? Are you a member of some death cult?
It is hard to believe we have people this stupid on free republic
They have also been doubling up on Air Force ads.
Problem they have now is that with Biden, RATs and neolib/cons running things, very few want to sacrifice their lives for Ukraine or some other foreign hellhole neocons have in mind to take over.
Forced fake vaxes, forced woke classes etc. Nope
Emotions whipped up cause people to not think things through.
Gravitas Plus: Did NATO Push Ukraine Into War?
And when missles were put in Turkey aimed at Russia in 61, and followed by Russian missles in Cuba in 62, was that US or Russian aggression?
Vindman, Schwarzenegger, & Sean Penn do not go fight - but they urged the Military to take over the US when Trump was President.
Musk announced Twitter had a Pentagon Propaganda accounts that were not yo br challenged or fact checked.
Some people are just mad because they bought the lies and believed the Fraudulent Cable TV Talking Heads.
None of the countries in Western Europe (with the exception of the UK) will ever agree to a land war with Russia. Their populations would rebel and throw out any politicians who agreed to that.
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