The Kiev junta has introduced a new incentive for the ones evading mobilization during wartime, selecting and collecting recruits to serve as soldiers in the NATO proxy war against Russia.
Evading the military recruitment is now punishable by up to five years behind bars. Ukraine’s judiciary has begun jailing draft dodgers, MP Alexander Dubinsky said on Monday, citing court papers.
The politician shared a link to a ruling issued by a court in Ukraine’s northeastern region of Sumy, which sentenced an unidentified person to three years behind bars for failing to respond to the ongoing military call-up amid the proxy NATO conflict with Russia.
The MP said the case was particularly concerning given the court’s approach to the proceedings and the defendant’s testimony about his medical examination.
The defendant, who pleaded not guilty, claimed that the examination by the military was a mere formality, and that the doctors had pronounced him healthy without actually examining him.
The would-be recruit, however, insisted he was not fit for service, citing acute pericarditis in his knee. Nevertheless, the court found the man guilty of evading mobilization during wartime and sentenced him to three years behind bars.
Draft evasion under Ukrainian law carries a maximum penalty of five years in jail, as well as massive fines. Since the beginning of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, nearly 2,500 criminal cases over draft dodging have been opened, according to local media reports.
While some 1,300 of the cases have been dismissed, more than 400 indictments have already made it to the courts.
In recent weeks, Ukrainian authorities have intensified their forced mobilization efforts in an apparent attempt to compensate for heavy 100.000+ front line losses.
Numerous videos circulating online show Ukrainian military officials chasing and kidnapping military-age citizens in the streets and even forcibly detaining them at gunpoint.
In some locations military officials have reportedly resorted to various unexpected measures, such as hiding in ambulances to surprise unsuspecting recruits or handing out draft summons at bomb shelters during air-raid alarms.
Russia sent troops into Ukraine on February 24, 2022, citing Kiev’s failure to implement the Minsk agreements, which were designed to give Donetsk and Lugansk special status within the Ukrainian state.
The protocols, brokered by Germany and France, were first signed in 2014. Former Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko has since admitted that Kiev’s main goal was to use the agreement to buy time and create plentiful and powerful armed forces.
The Kremlin recognized the Donbass republics as independent states and demanded that Ukraine officially declare itself a neutral country that will never join any Western military NATO alliance. Kiev insists the Russian offensive was completely unprovoked.
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These are how US and probably many other NATO countries circumvent having to recruit high numbers of men by drafting mobilization. These are but a few schemes.
Judges are secretly being trained to put as many men in jail and then turn around and only offer them leniency and expunging their records if they are willing to join the military! The numbers arrested are so incredibly high, that even after so many chose to go into the military, still all those that don’t are the reasons while US has the highest percentage of its citizens incarcerated!
This is part of the “military industrial complex” recruiting process, to arrest as men as possible and funnel them into a long military enlistment contract! Those in prison are treated worst than those going through the military boot camp yet they still are doing many of the same things new military recruits do at Basic Training (boot camp) minus the weapons and fight training. This is done because the systems then makes it extremely hard for these people to find a decent job. The government intentionally does this and additionally the military recruiting station will glad sign them up. Compared… Read more »