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KIEV, February 10 /TASS/. Ukraine’s military prosecutors have launched investigation into desertion by more than 10,000 Ukrainian servicemen, Ukraine’s Chief Military Prosecutor Anatoly Matios said in an interview with the Ukrainskaya Pravda newspaper on Tuesday. "Military prosecutors are investigating 5,870 crimes committed by 16,598 servicemen of whom 1,648 have been charged with disobedience to command (293 lawsuits)," Matios.
According to him, 3,200 servicemen are being accused of unauthorized absence from service (2,400 lawsuits); 10,266 troopers have deserted (1,992 lawsuits), including about 5,000 Ukrainian military who deserted but stayed in the territory of Crimea.
Ukraine’s chief military prosecutor said that 118 criminal proceedings had been initiated against 1,468 servicemen for dodging the military service in other ways.