Thousands of Mobilized Russians Rejected and Sent Home
Thousands of Russians mobilized in the eastern Khabarovsk region for the war in Ukraine have been rejected and sent home.
This is reported by Governor Mikhail Degtyaryov, who also announced that the regional army commissioner had been fired.
According to Degcharjov, the dismissal has no consequences for the mobilization. So far, according to Degtyaryov, about half of the mobilized men did not meet the selection criteria to enter the service.
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a partial military mobilization almost two weeks ago. It was said that 300,000 reservists with military experience would be called up. Still, the mobilization is chaotic, and people with no experience, health problems, and age have to come forward.
Because of the mobilization, many thousands of Russian men are going abroad or are considering doing so. The first Russian mobilization since World War II comes after setbacks for the Russian army in Ukraine. Ukrainian troops are on the rise and continue to receive significant arms support from the West.