Astronauts to make quickest trip ever to ISS in DecemberScience & Space September 22, 16:27
Russian frigate Admiral Essen returns to Crimea after mission in MediterraneanMilitary & Defense September 22, 16:24
Experts believe Russia not ready for crypto assetsBusiness & Economy September 22, 16:09
Trump vows to put North Korean leader to testWorld September 22, 15:56
Russia's top diplomat presents UN chief with film about him made by TASSSociety & Culture September 22, 15:43
This week in photos: drills in Russia, clashes in Jerusalem and Oktoberfest in MunichSociety & Culture September 22, 15:42
German rifle’s sketch to be removed from Kalashnikov’s monument in MoscowMilitary & Defense September 22, 15:15
Trump slams reports about Russia trying to influence US election through Facebook adsWorld September 22, 14:57
Stalin, Lenin busts unveiled at Walk of Rulers in MoscowSociety & Culture September 22, 14:49
KIEV, January 26. /TASS/. An active phase of mobilization will begin in Ukraine this week, as over 60,000 people were notified, officials said.
Defense ministry spokesperson Viktoria Kushnir said the active phase of the mobilization process will be carried out on January 28 and 30.
Reservists will be sent to training centers, she said.
“Planned work is underway in all the Ukrainian military enlistment offices to inform /those to be mobilized/, and medical commissions have begun working.”
UNIAN news agency cited the spokesperson as saying that 61,748 reservists, 71.7% of the planned number, had been informed by January 25.
Those who evade mobilization will be registered on a special list, she said.
Earlier, the chief of the General Staff’s mobilization department, Alexander Pravdivets, said evaders will be put on special lists that will be submitted to the Interior Ministry and the General Staff to take measures.
Experts said it would not be easy for the authorities to carry out mobilization, as the Ukrainian population realizes that Kiev’s military operation in the east has no sense.
A Ukrainian analyst and the founder of the Research and Branding Group company, Yevgeny Kopatko, said more and more statements were heard in the Ukrainian society about readiness to sit in prison, but not to go to fight. In the situation, the decision on mobilization will be another test for the Ukrainian authorities, he said.
Mobilization will be carried out in Ukraine in three stages and will last from January to August. During the year, the Ukrainian armed forces plan to mobilize 200,000 citizens and also draft 40,000 young people for military service.