Russia Toughens Penalty For Soldiers Who Surrender, Replaces Top General: Report
Russia on Saturday toughened penalties for soldiers voluntarily surrendering or refusing to fight, with up to 10 years imprisonment, and it replaced its top logistics general after a series of setbacks to its seven-month war in Ukraine.
Russia toughens penalty for voluntary surrender, refusal to fight
MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday (Sep 24) signed amendments toughening penalties for voluntary surrender, desertion and refusal to fight by up to 10 years in prison, just days after ordering a
Russian President Putin toughens punishment for voluntary surrender, desertion with 10 years’ jail
Just days after ordering a partial mobilisation, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday signed amendments toughening punishment for voluntary surrender and refusal to fight by up to 10 years in prison. Following the mobilisation designed to increase the ranks of his army fighting a military operation in Ukraine, a separate law facilitating access to Russian citizenship for foreigners who enlist in the Russian army was also signed.