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Ukraine passes mobilization law to strengthen military ranks

(Bloomberg) — Ukraine’s parliament has approved a mobilization law aimed at recruiting more troops to fight back Russian forces after more than two years of war, a lawmaker said.

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The legislation, which tightens registration rules, reduces exemptions from military service and introduces some penalties for evaders, was approved by 283 votes on Thursday, opposition member Oleksii Honcharenko said in his Telegram.

The bill was watered down after it met resistance from the Ukrainian public.

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