Kazakhs concerned by influx of Russians fleeing Ukraine war call-up

The sudden influx of Russians escaping Vladimir Putin's mobilization has worried and even angered some locals in Kazakhstan.


Half of mobilized men in Russian region sent home, commissar fired - Russian governor

Around half of all mobilized men in the Khabarovsk region of Russia were found ineligible to serve, furthering discontent around Putin's chaotic call-up.


Russians fearful, anxious over Putin's mobilization as protests escalate

A Russian man attempted to firebomb a Russian military recruitment office amid growing concern and unrest over President Vladimir Putin's draft.

Russia to call up additional 120,000 new conscripts by end of 2022

From November 1 to December 31, 2022, Russians aged 18 to 27 who are not in the reserve and are subject to conscription would be called up.

Gunman opens fire at draft office in Russia's Irkutsk region

Irkutsk region Governor Igor Kobzev wrote on the Telegram messaging app that the draft office head was in hospital in a critical condition and that the detained shooter "will absolutely be punished."


Russia admits conscripts taking part in Ukraine invasion

The ministry said that some of them, serving in supply units, had been taken prisoner by the Ukrainian army.


Gantz says draft needs reform for Israel's safety

In a warning to Nasrallah, the defense minister said Hezbollah will pay a heavy price for any violence.

DM Benny Gantz: IDF is under fire from home

Gantz called the attempts to thwart the new draft law are a "security hazard."

Fewer Israelis are serving in the IDF - this needs to be fixed - opinion

If lone soldiers that arrive in Israel seek to do this for the country, there is no good reason that mandatory drafts should not apply to all citizens of the state.

IDF draft law falls in first reading in Knesset

Meretz MK rebels • Benjamin Netanyahu casts deciding vote

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