Half a million more soldiers: Ukraine hopes tougher law will fill army ranks | DW News

Ukraine urgently needs new soldiers and is increasing pressure on men to sign up.

The government recently passed a new mobilization law, which means that from this weekend, Ukrainian men will have two months to register for potential conscription.

If they don’t sign up, they will be punished. .

Ukrainian authorities are hoping to mobilize up to half a million more soldiers. Russian forces heavily outnumber Ukraine’s already.

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