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Ukrainian Army's autumn recruitment was a failure

Summary of Disinformation

Ukraine’s autumn recruitment campaign is a complete failure with a 70 percent no show rate.


Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers reports that the latest recruitment drive aimed to attract 12,460 persons for contractual military service, 2,000 more than in previous drives. According to the Ukrainian Land Forces press service, recruitment centers throughout the country report that goal has been met with 8,360 recruits going into the Ukrainian army, 3,500 into the National Guard and 600 into a specialized military transport service. Further debunking by Stopfake.org. www.stopfake.org/en/fake-ukraine-s-autumn-recruitment-a-washout/

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Reported in: Issue 92
Date: 12.12.2017
Language: Russian
Country: Ukraine
Keywords: Military, Ukrainian disintegration, Ukrainian statehood
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Tsargrad TV, RIA Novosti, Zvezda TV, Vesti, Politnews, Voyennoye obozrenye, Versia, Channel five
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