General mobilization in the Donetsk People’s Republic is suspended. The corresponding statement on the air of the TV channel “Russia-24” was made by the head of the DPR Denis Pushilin.
“Because the necessary number of those areas has already been filled, which the mobilization campaign was aimed at,” he explained.
According to Pushilin, the authorities of the republic now intend to focus on the humanitarian component.
Recall that on February 18, the heads of the Luhansk and Donetsk People’s Republics announced the evacuation of civilians amid the escalation of the conflict in eastern Ukraine, and on February 19 signed decrees on general mobilization.
On February 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an address to the Russians that the country recognizes the independence of the republics. On February 24, the Russian leader announced the start of a special military operation in the Donbass, the purpose of which, as the politician stressed, is the demilitarization and denazification of Ukraine.
Since the beginning of the special operation in Ukraine, the Russian military has hit 1,067 objects of the country’s military infrastructure. Meanwhile, the units of the People’s Militia of the DPR are strengthening the advancing grouping to concentrate forces in the Mariupol direction.