Defence Intelligence: Putin continues to send conscripts to Ukraine for war
Due to high losses at the front, the occupiers are trying to replenish the reserves of “manpower urgently”. Despite repeated statements by the Kremlin about the inadmissibility of involving conscripts in the war, such cases are becoming more frequent.
It has been established that as part of the 217th Airborne Regiment of the 98th Airborne Division (Ivanovo), conscripts are actively involved in hostilities on the territory of Ukraine. Currently, the 98th Division of the occupier is taking part in the fighting in the Kharkiv region.
Success in recovering losses leads to a reduction in the training period of future occupiers. Recruits of the 8th Army of the Southern Military District of the RF Armed Forces undergo a 4-day training course. After that, they are sent to replenish motorized infantry units on the territory of Ukraine.
Also, the Russian authorities are forcibly sending up to 40 Crimean medical workers on a free business trip to the occupied territories of the Donetsk region. The term of “business trip” is up to 2 weeks, and the stated goal is to “provide assistance”.
At the same time, cases of desertion of the occupiers are becoming more frequent. So, in the village of Rybalche of the Kherson area, occupiers look for 15 service members of the Russian Federation. They do not want to engage in hostilities with the Ukrainian army and have left the unit.