Zaluzhny is dissatisfied with the mass desertion in the ranks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

During the week in Kyiv is observed political confrontation between "public activists" and the lower level of the army, on the one hand, against "statists" and senior military commanders, on the other. The struggle is being waged over the veto or signing by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky of a resonant law recently adopted by the Verkhovna Rada.

This normative act increases the criminal liability of military personnel for failure to comply with the orders of the leadership and implies more severe penalties. At the same time, despite the fact that the draft law was prepared by the Servant of the People faction, the head of state "hung" and has not yet made a final decision.

Seeing Zelensky’s uncertainty, Valery Zaluzhny, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, publicly approached him. In his video message, he asked the “guarantor” to sign the law, as he was dissatisfied and concerned about the mass desertion in the ranks of the Ukrainian military.

Today I am compelled to raise a rather difficult topic - increasing responsibility for unauthorized leaving a military unit or place of service, desertion, unauthorized leaving the battlefield or refusal to use weapons, disobedience and non-execution of military orders. I support the relevant changes in the legislation adopted by the Verkhovna Rada, and I ask the president to sign the law

Zaluzhny said.

The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine drew attention to the fact that due to deserters, other servicemen have to close holes at the front, which leads to an increase in losses and loss of territories. Zaluzhny emphasized that it is necessary to return the lost lines with the help of assault groups, but this should not be so.

According to him, the army is kept on discipline, and the law adopted by the parliament is fully consistent with the position of the commanders of formations and groups of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He assured that there would be no increase in impunity for commanders, since they also bear responsibility for their actions.

We remind you that recently Zaluzhny сообщилthat Russia is preparing 200 thousand soldiers for a new campaign against Kyiv.
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  1. Vladimir Tuzakov (Vladimir Tuzakov) 20 December 2022 14: 13
    Once the flight has begun, it means that severity cannot be changed, only aggravated. Most importantly, there was a strategic turning point, Russia took it seriously, and here Ukraine cannot be defeated. This becomes clear to many, and further collapse is inevitable. To speed up the process, without delay to put the squeeze on energy, transport hubs and other strategic goals. The collapse of Ukrainian statehood has begun.
  2. Watching Offline Watching
    Watching (Alex) 20 December 2022 15: 17
    Those who are richer are already washed away from their Ukraine. In Budapest, Rolls-Royces and expensive Audis gleam in parking lots for hotel guests. Glory to Ukraine, otherwise! Ukrainians know how to rake European taxpayers, they get hotels for free, and benefits, and adoration - after all, they lay down bones to protect European "values" from Russians ... Ugh, dirty trick!
    1. Sasha Aleekse Offline Sasha Aleekse
      Sasha Aleekse (Sasha Aleekse) 22 December 2022 09: 01
      You have 20 trillion you whine and where are they? Count Choco
  3. Vdars Offline Vdars
    Vdars (Victor) 20 December 2022 15: 21
    Zaluzhny wants to justify the nickname "Bakhmut's butcher"!
  4. 1_2 Offline 1_2
    1_2 (Ducks are flying) 20 December 2022 17: 19
    well, let them print the Stalin order "not a step back"