The lack of rotation of mobilized soldiers in the Russian army lowers their morale. Unprepared units are unable to attack.
This was reported by the UK Ministry of Defense on Twitter.
As noted in the report, today, September 21, is the anniversary of Russian President Vladimir Putin's announcement of a "partial mobilization" in 2022, during which about 300,000 Russian reservists were called up to serve in Ukraine.
At the same time, on September 15, former General Andrei Kartapolov, chairman of the State Duma Defense Committee, confirmed that the mobilized personnel were obliged to serve for the duration of the "special military operation". He also said that rotation of personnel outside the operational zone during service is impossible, thus recognizing the harsh reality on the frontline.
According to British intelligence, The absence of regular unit rotations out of combat duty is highly likely one of the most The absence of regular unit rotations out of combat duty is highly likely one of the most.
"The lack of such training is highly likely contributing to Russia’s difficulties in conducting successful complex offensive operations," the British Ministry of Defense noted.
Author – Anastasiya Glotova, 21/09/2023