The Ukrainian conflict has a negative impact on the Bundeswehr


The longer the conflict in Ukraine lasts, the greater the negative impact it has not only on economics European countries, but also on their armies. Moreover, the influence is associated not so much with the expenditure of weapons and funds themselves, but with the psychological attitude of the military personnel and civilians themselves to the current problems.


What is happening can be assessed using the example of Germany. Thus, the German Ministry of Defense states that after the start of hostilities on Ukrainian territory, difficulties arose with recruitment, since much fewer civilians now want to connect their future fate with the Bundeswehr. According to the department, in the first 5 months of 2023, the number of applications for the service decreased by 7% compared to the same period last year.

In addition, there are problems with the active military. Only one in five Bundeswehr soldiers agreed to voluntarily go to Lithuania to serve on rotation in a NATO multinational battle group. Therefore, in order to somehow attract recruits into the ranks of the armed forces and strengthen the moral and psychological situation in the Bundeswehr, the German Ministry of Defense launched a large-scale advertising campaign on the Internet and “on the ground.”

Thus, having removed the conscription and switched to a contract, Germany, with a population of over 83 million, is now unable to staff the Bundeswehr with less than 182 thousand “bayonets”. People don’t care why the powers that be fight among themselves, they just want to live and preferably no worse than it was 1,5 years ago. The Germans do not at all want to die in Belarusian, Ukrainian or Russian forests, fields and ravines. The surviving grandfathers told them about the possible prospects. In this regard, citizens react as circumstances and the situation allow them. Therefore, the longer the period of militant Russophobia in Europe lasts, the fewer Europeans will be willing to serve in the army. Recruiting Libyans, Nigerians and other Africans will not help solve the problem, but will only make it worse, since no one will really defend Germany except the Germans themselves.
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  1. strange guest Online strange guest
    strange guest (Strange Guest) 10 September 2023 19: 11
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    Well what can I say. The Germans have degenerated as a nation. They don’t even want to join the army anymore... you can die there, defending the Fatherland... So that’s great!!! You should be happy!!

    The only negative point. But this is already on a global scale - the white race is losing, and very quickly, leadership and the ability to resist. It is a fact. We won't take them out alone. This is also a fact. The 21st century is the decline of the two-thousand-year-old civilization of the “whites”.
    1. Nelton Offline Nelton
      Nelton (Oleg) 10 September 2023 19: 24
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      Quote: Strange guest
      The 21st century is the decline of the two-thousand-year-old civilization of the “whites”.

      Where did you get the 2000 from? 500 at most, from the conquests of America
      1. strange guest Online strange guest
        strange guest (Strange Guest) 10 September 2023 19: 52
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        You might think that the Greeks and Romans were dark-skinned or Mongoloids. More than 2000 of the current Western "white" civilization. I just rounded. We see her sunset. We'll go down with her.
        1. Nelton Offline Nelton
          Nelton (Oleg) 10 September 2023 19: 55
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          Quote: Strange guest
          You might think the Greeks and Romans were black

          Well, the Romans, even at the peak of their power, regularly snatched lyuli from the Parthians. And throughout the Middle Ages, Europe was a backward hole against the backdrop of the East and India.
          1. strange guest Online strange guest
            strange guest (Strange Guest) 10 September 2023 20: 03
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            Western civilization (and we, together with it, as part of it) grabbed it from the Parthenians, and from the Mongols, and from the Arabs, and from the Turkic peoples. But she never lost her desire and ability to resist. The line of development of civilization was preserved. And now she has lost it.
            1. Nelton Offline Nelton
              Nelton (Oleg) 11 September 2023 11: 46
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              Quote: Strange guest
              never lost the desire and ability to resist.

              You wrote above about “leadership” - but Europe had leadership only from the XNUMXth century.
              1. strange guest Online strange guest
                strange guest (Strange Guest) 12 September 2023 09: 11
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                Europe has had leadership since the time of Alexander the Great.
  2. Sergey Tokarev Offline Sergey Tokarev
    Sergey Tokarev (Sergey Tokarev) 10 September 2023 19: 54
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    “If Germany develops like this, it will very soon return to Germany before Bismarck. The number of bankruptcies in Germany is tens of thousands per year. Industry is collapsing, the backbone of German industry, the automobile industry, is collapsing.

    Highly qualified specialists are leaving Germany in the tens of thousands, moving to the USA, Australia - anywhere, because there is nowhere to work, enterprises are becoming unprofitable,” Kedmi said.
  3. lord-palladore-11045 (Konstantin Puchkov) 10 September 2023 23: 27
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    I can’t say what German grandfathers told their grandchildren, but his ancestor told Scholtz stupid jokes.
    Of course, the decline of the white race is obvious, but as anthropologists say, life originated in Africa, and the biblical Adam himself (and in fact there was such a character in history) was a black man, he had clearly expressed features of the Negroid race.
  4. new.ad Offline new.ad
    new.ad (Alexander Draka) 11 September 2023 00: 08
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    Why should the Germans die? Ukrainians will do a better job! ;) And Germany will fall apart and will be as before, before Bismarck. There was no Germany as such.