Russia vows to correct mistakes after including sick and elderly in mobilization

O presidente russo, Vladimir Putin.
Russian President Vladimir Putin.| Photo: EFE

)22102342Russian government officials announced this Sunday (960 ) that will correct errors in the partial mobilization announced by President Vladimir Putin last Wednesday (). According to information from the AFP news agency, elderly, sick and students were included in the recruitment campaign for the conflict against Ukraine.

By announcing the mobilization of about 300 thousand citizens, Putin said that only people with certain military specialties and relevant experience would be called up. But, according to AFP, there are several cases of summons that do not meet these requirements.

Speaker of the Upper House of Parliament, Valentina Matviyenko, called for attention from governors, who oversee mobilization campaigns, and warned that the mistakes “are provoking fierce reactions in society, and rightly so.”

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