If it was not possible to avoid mobilization – surrender to the Armed Forces.
Within the framework announced by the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin mobilization a threat loomed over Ukrainians in the temporarily occupied territories. In this regard, residents of Crimea were given several tips on how to avoid being sent to war.
It was reported representation of the president in Crimea.
It is noted that mass delivery of summonses began on the occupied peninsula.
How to avoid mobilization into the Russian army in the temporarily occupied Crimea:
- hide, “get lost”, sabotage the mobilization:
- avoid receiving summonses and calls from the occupation authorities;
- official subpoenas can also be sent to Russian mobile applications for the provision of administrative services, so you need to delete these applications or, to be sure, “lose” your smartphone, change your number or temporarily stop using it;
- if possible, leave Crimea and the Russian Federation;
- if it is not possible to leave, but you can hide in the Russian Federation, consider the risks: video surveillance cameras with a face recognition system are installed on the streets of cities, so it is better to avoid public places;
- if it was not possible to leave Crimea, then change your place of residence and do not inform anyone about it;
- do not open the door to strangers.
What to do if you have been served with a summons:
- under no circumstances come to the military commissariat;
- check the list of diseases or injuries;
- do not refuse to fulfill the so-called “military duty”, but explain the reasons why you cannot come to the military commissariat or serve;
- if it was not possible to avoid mobilization, surrender to the Armed Forces.
Mobilization in Russia – what is known
On September 21, the President of the Russian Federation Volodymyr Putin announced the mobilization Russian servicemen in reserve. Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation Serhiy Shoigu said that about 300,000 people plan to mobilize.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine predicts that during the first wave of mobilization in Russia can call up about 40-50 thousand reservistsbecause there will not be enough equipment.
British intelligence believes, that Russia will have to solve logistical and administrative problems in order to assemble 300,000 troops, who are unlikely to become combat-ready for months. Experts note that even limited mobilization will be unpopular among Russians. Also, this step is a recognition that Moscow has exhausted the supply of volunteers.
The “Nova Gazeta. Europe” publication, citing a source in Putin’s administration, reported that classified clause of the decree on mobilization allows the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation to mobilize 1 million people.
It is worth noting that military expert Roman Svitan expressed the opinion that within a month The Russian Federation will be able to prepare a maximum of 100,000 people for mobilization.
In turn, the deputy chief of the Main Operational Department of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Oleksiy Gromov, said that the Kremlin’s haste in announcing partial mobilization is “the growth of internal and external threats to the regime Putin”.
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