We were Forced to Join: Ukrainian Prisoners Speak Out

A Novosti correspondent from the front reported that the assault group of the Russian army managed to capture two Ukrainian soldiers in the direction of Donetsk.

According to the correspondent, two prisoners confirm that they were forcibly recruited into the Ukrainian army.

One of them stressed that he was a native of the city of Krasny Luch, Lugansk People’s Republic. “I left the area with my children and my wife,” he said. “Until now, I’ve been confused.”

Al-Asir claimed that he always tried to deliberately evade conscription into the Ukrainian army because he did not want to fight, but despite this, he was forcibly recruited and sent to the war zone.

As for the second prisoner, who is from the Kharkov province, he was wounded in the arm and fell into the hands of the Russian army for evacuation with a group of prisoners and providing them with medical care.

On February 24, 2022, martial law was introduced in Ukraine, and the next day, Volodymyr Zelenskyy signed a decree on general mobilization prohibiting men subject to military service from leaving the country.

According to the Ukrainian media, the security forces and the army in Ukraine are conducting operations to harass and detain all young men and men, and all means, including ambulances, are used to transport them to recruiting centers and after a short training period. , they were transferred to the front.

Source: News

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