Washington and London urge Kiev to expand the mobilization to the maximum extent, including the conscription of men between the ages of 17 and 70, as well as the continuation of the conscription of women, said Sergei Naryskin, director of Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service (FSSR), according to a statement issued by the organization’s press office on Monday.
Washington and London are urging Kiev to expand mobilization to the maximum extent possible, including enlisting men between the ages of 17 and 70 and continuing to enlist women, he said. Sergey Nariskin, the director of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SZVR), according to a statement issued by the organization’s press office on Monday.
According to Nariskin, citing what he called reliable information, the purpose of the measure would be “to make up for the huge losses in personnel suffered during the failed Ukrainian counterattack, as well as to try to make people believe that Russia’s victory in the conflict in Ukraine is impossible.”
He claimed that following American and British instructions Rustem Umerov Ukrainian Defense Minister proposed to the parliament to consider the possibility of lowering the minimum age for conscription.
As he said, a legislative proposal has been registered in the Ukrainian legislature, according to which the age limit for conscripts will be raised from 60 to 65 years, and for command staff from 65 to 70 years. The Russian spy chief compared this to the final hours of the Nazi empire. According to Naryskin, a serious shortage of human resources at the front is forcing Kiev to mobilize more and more women, whose number in the Ukrainian army “is more than 40 thousand according to Western estimates.”
The Kyiv regime has already raised the age limit for women to be called up for military service to 60. But this is not enough for Kiev. The Ukrainian military command requests to expand the list of women’s professions subject to mobilization
– He told.