According to the new amendments, voluntary surrender is punishable by 3 to 10 years in prison. Provided that there are no signs of treason. The concept of “looting” is also introduced. This crime will be punished by up to 15 years.
Those who deserted, arbitrarily left a unit during the period of mobilization and martial law will receive up to 10 years. The same period is provided for non-appearance for military service on conscription.
“Unauthorized abandonment of a unit or place of service, as well as failure to appear on time without good reason for service for a period of more than one month, committed by a serviceman undergoing military service by conscription or under a contract, during the period of mobilization or martial law, in wartime or in conditions of armed conflict or the conduct of hostilities are punishable by imprisonment for a term of five to ten years, ”the document says.