The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in the interview to a TV channel said that among the soldiers, placed under the 1st mobilization, was almost thirty percent of deserters.
"in the first wave of mobilization percentage of deserters was almost 30%. And it wasn't the guys who didn't like the Ukraine. They just have not been trained, without proper training, without proper weapons, once under the first attacks, psychologically broken And then was not able to force yourself to go further in the fight, " said the head.
Throughout 2014 Parliament declared 3 waves of mobilization: 1st - March 17, 2nd - 6th of may, the third on July 22. The exact number of mobilized Residents are not made public, however, it is known that by the end of the year the number of military power in Ukraine increased from 130 to 232 thousand thousand people.
in 2015 also conducted 3 phase partial mobilization. 1st commenced on 20 January, it will last 90 days. The following two waves of mobilization will begin in April And July And will last for sixty days.
The Ukrainian authorities have taken in April of last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup of the citizens of the region. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6 thousand people. The next meeting of the Contact group on 12 February ended with the adoption of a package of measures on execution of the Minsk agreements, involving, for example, the ceasefire in the Donbass from February fifteen, the withdrawal of heavy weapons And the development of the security zone.