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“We will not forgive that” - Russians threaten their own commander


A revolt is emerging at a Russian military base in the Donbass. The soldiers would rather go to prison than die for who knows what.

A revolt is looming at a Russian military base in the Donbass.

The soldiers would rather go to prison than die for who knows what.

Moscow/Kiev – Barely at the front, a group of Russian soldiers threaten to use their own weapons against the leadership.

Before doing so, they tried to be quite diplomatic: a few days ago, the men published a video in which they turned to Vladimir Putin and complained about ancient weapons, a lack of training and people who die “in vain”.

In addition, there is no strategy for the fight in the neighboring country.

"You can't fight a war like that," said one of the soldiers.

Another video has now surfaced, according to which the mood at the military base has deteriorated sharply.

In the roughly five-minute clip,

released by the independent Russian news agency

Ostorozhno Novosti , the men surround their commander and warn that they will soon fight back.


Russian soldiers sit on a tank in the Kherson region.

(archive photo)

© Andrei Rubtsov/Imago

"Suicide missions" in the Ukraine war: Soldiers would rather go to prison

"They can lock us all up!

How many years is it, 5, 7, 10?

We don't give a damn,” shouts one of the soldiers after the allegedly Kaliningrad commander unsuccessfully persuaded them to obey orders and storm the Ukrainian positions.

They were never intended to be part of an attack team, but only to defend conquered territory, the men said.

The Kremlin-backed separatist groups in Donbass describe themselves as fighters of the "Donetsk People's Republic" and the "Luhansk People's Republic", and they believe they are on "suicide missions".

Commanders and other commanders, on the other hand, would "run away" or sit away from the gunfire.

Therefore, one would rather go to jail than die "for who knows what."

However, the angry speech was peppered with "weak arguments", the Russian commander replied.

A soldier then threatened his superior with violence: "We will not forgive that, we will simply take action against you head to head".

He then said that they were already "prepared for it" and asked the group, "Is everyone ready for this?" - "Yes, everyone!" It echoed back.

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Revolt in military bases: Russian conscripts do not want to fight in Ukraine

Insurgents have reportedly been arrested at Russian military bases and barracks.

In this case, too, one of the soldiers complained to his commander about the incidents: “They came at night.

What is that?

Is it 1939?


Black ravens?” he said, referring to the Soviet secret police who rounded up “enemies” during nightly raids.

This conscript uprising is only the latest of many.

Due to the heavy losses that Russia has been suffering for months in the Ukraine war, more and more young men have to go to the front.

"Previously, Donetsk and Luhansk conscripts were used as expendable material, but now the Russians are," military analyst Kirill Mikhailov told the Russian investigative portal


"You can't fight any other way.

Unless the approach fundamentally changes, which I doubt, Russian conscripts will continue to die this way.” (nak)

Rubric list image: © Andrei Rubtsov/Imago

Source: merkur

All news articles on 2023-03-10

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