Putin deceived the people. The Kremlin always called the invasion in Ukraine a fraud. “Special Military Operation”The soldiers believed the Russian propaganda and Government. Russia had deployed over 100,000 troops on the Ukrainian border in the days leading up to the conflict, which Russia justified by claiming that it was conducting “joint military drills with Belarus”. However, it was Thursday at dawn when the war began. The warnings made by intelligence agencies of the United States of America and the United Kingdom were realized.
Nearly three weeks of conflict and the results are already devastating. It is likely that it will get worse. Many innocent civilians have been killed, as well as many children who are defenseless. Broken buildings, ruined cities. People left homeless, and those who had to flee the country. More than three million refugeesAccording to UNHCR statistics. Lack of food, water, and basic necessities. A war with many losers, and uncertain winners. Not only will this affect Ukraine but also the rest of the country.
The Russian army has a young contingent in the country. Some of them have just finished school, and were sent to war as their first mission. An area whereMany died in the process of trying to find out what they were doing, but they were following orders from an Army sent by the president. Russia. Others are able to survive and have since repented after being detained in Ukraine.
“Mom, if you see this video, don’t believe what they tell you if they say that everything is fine. Russia has already committed this crime. They can kill or protect me. I’m alive. The only thing I can die for is the attack of my planes,” says a Russian soldier arrested in Ukraine, in a video in which he appears along with other young recruits that is collected by the Belarusian media outlet Nexta TV.
A Russian commander held in Ukraine confessed, just a few days ago that Kharkov was ordered by Putin. “They ordered us to bomb civilians”He said so. Italian media also covered stories about other Russian military prisoners in Ukraine. Some assure that they already know that they are going to die, either in the war or on their return to Russia, shot by their own army: “I was able to call my parents. My parents said they had already arranged my funeral. If we return as exchanged, our compatriots will shoot us, out of shame, ”he assures.
Marina Ovsiannikova (Russian journalist) protested live on Monday during broadcasts of the news of a Russian channel against the conflict in Ukraine. This TuesdayFor his actions, he was punished with a fine in the amount of 30,000 rublesThe main Russian state TV channel confirmed the fact and began an investigation into the “accident of an intruder.”
The Kremlin police attempt to silence civilian protests in Russia. More than 15,000 protestors were arrested while they marched in cities like Moscow and Saint Petersburg. Others were detained for posting messages on social media that were against the Russian government.