Ukraine divided over controversial mobilisation invoice | EUROtoday

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Can Ukraine recruit sufficient troopers to take care of its defence in opposition to Russia? This week, parliament is predicted to debate a brand new model of an already-delayed mobilisation invoice. After virtually two years of warfare, the boys despatched to the entrance line are exhausted. Most Ukrainian troopers have had fewer than 10 days’ depart previously yr. The mobilisation invoice proposes limiting army service to a few years, but additionally lowering the conscription age from 27 to 25 and tightening penalties for individuals who fail to register. The laws is proving divisive in Ukraine, as our correspondent Gulliver Cragg studies.

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