The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that among the military, 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 Ukrainian leader in interview to television channel" inter ", RIA " Novosti ". However, as before, on Sunday said the chief military Prosecutor of Ukraine Anatoly Matios, in the ranks of the Ukrainian soldiers signicant increase in the number of non-combat losses. Remember, on Wednesday we started first with the beginning of the armed conflict in the Donbas demobilization, it will last until 1 may. All will be demobilized 35, 3 thousand security officers who have served in the army for almost a year. On Tuesday, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has submitted to the Verkhovna Rada a draft law, according to which demobilized required to serve in the military reserve " special period ". In January approved the decree of the President of Ukraine on holding in 2015 three waves of the partial mobilization. 1st stage began on January 20. It will last 90 days, it is expected to employ 50 thousand People. The subsequent phase shall begin tentatively in April And will last for sixty days. Another stage of mobilization is planned in June. In mid-February Poroshenko ordered again to start conscription in April-may of the current year. However, experts claim that mobilization takes place with great difficulty. For example, a stream of young men of military age, moving from Ukraine to the Russian Federation, in the last period of time is very rapidly increased. Later in the General staff of the Ukrainian armed forces became aware of problems in the process of the fourth wave of mobilization. So, 2 February found that more than a third of Odessa recruits did not want to serve in the Ukrainian armed forces.