• Russia is drafting soldiers with 'serious, chronic health conditions' to fight in Ukraine: UK intel

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    A military cadet stands in front of a billboard promoting contract army service in Saint Petersburg on October 5, 2022. OLGA MALTSEVA/AFP via Getty Images
    Russia is drafting fighters with chronic health problems to fight in Ukraine, UK intelligence said.
    It said they were being thrown into combat with poor equipment and little training.
    "Mobilized reservists have highly likely experienced particularly heavy casualties," it concluded.
    Reservists mobilized by the Russian military are being sent to fight in Ukraine despite having "serious, chronic health conditions," the UK's Ministry of...
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