World NewsPutin initiates conscription to bolster military invasion as Ukraine mounts counteroffensive

Putin initiates conscription to bolster military invasion as Ukraine mounts counteroffensive

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Russian President Vladimir Putin introduced a partial mobilization in Russia, which would require residents to affix the conflict effort in Ukraine.

Putin’s tackle on Wednesday comes as Russia’s invasion reaches practically seven months and amid a profitable counter-offensive by Ukraine’s army.

The assertion additionally comes in the future after Russia introduced it intends to carry elections in Russian-controlled areas in jap and southern Ukraine. This could permit these areas to affix Russia. Such elections would undoubtedly escalate the conflict.

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks throughout a gathering on the military-industrial complicated on the Kremlin, September 20, 2022, in Moscow, Russia. Russian President Putin on Tuesday blasted what he described as U.S. efforts to protect its world domination, saying they’re doomed to fail. 
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Putin’s partial mobilization is ready to begin on Wednesday.

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“We’re speaking about partial mobilization, that’s, solely residents who’re at present within the reserve shall be topic to conscription, and above all, those that served within the armed forces have a sure army specialty and related expertise,” Putin careworn.

The referendums are set to begin Friday within the Luhansk, Kherson, Zaporizhzhia and Donetsk areas.

The Related Press contributed to this report.

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