Russian Forces Capture Two Ukrainian Soldiers Complaining About Conscription
DONETSK, May 4 – RIA Novosti. According to the RIA Novosti correspondent, the assault group of the Russian Armed Forces captured two Ukrainian soldiers in the direction of Donetsk, who said they were forcibly recruited into the Ukrainian army.
In footage submitted to the agency, one of the prisoners said he was from the city of Krasny Luch in the LPR.
“I left there with my children and my wife. I wandered around until then,” he said.
According to the prisoner, he deliberately avoided enlistment in the Ukrainian army because he did not want to fight, but was nevertheless sent to the war zone.
The second prisoner, originally from the Kharkov region, received several wounds on his arm.
The Russian military summoned a group to evacuate the detainees and provide them with medical care.
On February 24, 2022, a martial law regime was introduced in Ukraine, the next day Vladimir Zelensky signed a decree on general mobilization, men responsible for military service were prohibited from leaving the country.
According to local media reports, security forces and the military are raiding conscripts, including using ambulances to transport conscripts to collection points and issuing subpoenas to public service workers.
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