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In Russia, women are calling on Putin to stop sending men to “slaughterhouses” in Ukraine

In Russia, women are calling on Putin to stop sending men to “slaughterhouses” in Ukraine

MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV / AFP Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with the head of the Central Financial Supervisory Service at the Kremlin in Moscow on March 9, 2023.

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In Russia, women call on Putin to stop sending men to the ‘stove’ (Photo by Vladimir Putin on March 9, 2023)

Russia – Russian women are calling on Vladimir Putin to save their loved ones. According to CNN, a group of Russian wives and mothers has appealed to the Russian president to stop sending their husbands and sons. “In the Slaughterhouse”, On the front in Ukraine, in assault groups without training or adequate supplies.

CNN, which says it cannot independently verify the information provided, refers to a video shared by independent Russian channel Telegram SOTA. In it, women can be seen holding up a sign dated March 11, 2023. “580 Separate Howitzer Artillery Division”.

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Demand for equipment, better conditions and better training

According to the media, they denounced the presence of their relatives “Forced to join strike groups” in early March when they had only trained for four days since their mobilization in September.

“Our [hommes] Five at a time against 100 heavily armed enemies – five at a time mustered like lambs to attack.One of them, her husband added. is in the line of contact with the enemy”.

They are ready to serve their motherland, but in the specialty they are trained for, not as stormtroopers. We request our men to withdraw from contact and provide equipment and ammunition to the gunmen. Just ask these women.

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“I’m going because I’m not crazy”

Many Russians, mainly men, have left Russia since September 2022 for fear of forced mobilization. At the end of September, several men of military age described why they had left their country.

One of them, for example, explained to AFP that he was waiting “ Twelve hours Go to Mongolia by car. “ I’m afraid of mobilization.”said a 23-year-old Muscovite who booked the flight as soon as Vladimir Putin made the announcement on Sept. 21.

“I’m not crazy, I’m leaving because I don’t want to die”, and gave an interview to BFMTV at a Russian airport. “ I feel that they want to force me to die for a reason I don’t believe in and nothing to do with me.”He is sorry.

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