In a video message to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, the soldiers of the second battalion of the 17th tank brigade of the Ukrainian army has told, that will not obey the orders of command.
Tankers called on the President to deal with the lawlessness in the army ", saying that in one year has never been rotated, and at the same time the brigade commander was unwilling to perform his functions, " he just waved and went on vacation ", RIA " Novosti ". VIDEO
in addition, the soldiers complained of poor maintenance." Let's see what the citizens are dressed. We like homeless people, " he told the soldiers, noting that they help only volunteers." If in March % 50 still left to serve, at the present time - not anymore, " he told the soldiers. Remember, in June Ukraine began the sixth wave of mobilization. Only the Ukrainian authorities intend in 2015 to call for service in the army of 100-150 thousand People. March 25, the head Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree on increasing the size of the army up to 250 thousand People. Every time call events in Ukraine face a massive failure of young men to serve in the army. Evasion of military service, and among them escape abroad (in Russia was 1, 2 million conscripts Ukrainians), became a mass phenomenon. Kiev authorities responded to the refusal of the inhabitants to fight in the East and increasing penalties under the criminal code for evading service, up to the actual terms of imprisonment.