Zelenskiy signs law allowing some convicts to serve in Ukraine’s army

By Thomson Reuters May 17, 2024 | 6:59 AM

(Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy signed a law allowing some categories of convicts to serve in the army, parliament’s database showed on Friday.

A separate law enhancing fines for those not abiding by army mobilization rules was signed as well, its entry on the parliament’s website showed.

(Reporting by Yuliia Dysa; editing by Christina Fincher)