Over the past year, 97 cases against the military were instituted in Ukraine on suspicion of treason. Eight cases were closed last year.- quotes the message of the Prosecutor General’s Office agency UNN.
The ministry clarified that six of them filed cases in the Donetsk region, three more - in the Luhansk region.
It is worth noting that in the east of the country only nine cases of treason were initiated for the whole year, that is, only a small fraction of the total.
At the same time, Ukrainian law enforcement officers set a record in the 2016 year - 137 cases under this article against the military for the year.
In 2016, in Ukraine, 134 brought cases under the article "high treason" against military personnel, in 2015 - 89, in 2014 - 67 cases- says the report.
Earlier, the GPU reported that in Ukraine in 2017, about 500 cases were filed under the article “desertion, this is almost 9% more than in 2016 year.
According to the results of the autumn draft last year, about 70% recruits did not appear in the commissariats. It was noted that almost a third of them were wanted. In November, the military commissioner of the Lviv region, Alexander Tishchenko, said that in the region 15 thousands of people shy away from service.