Moscow: In Russia, about 10 thousand registered to fight in Ukraine per day. volunteers

Moscow: In Russia, about 10 thousand registered to fight in Ukraine per day. volunteers
Moscow: In Russia, about 10 thousand registered to fight in Ukraine per day. volunteers

“During the first day of partial mobilization, about 10,000 citizens came to the military commissariats of their own free will, without waiting for a summons,” military representative Vladimir Cimlianski told the Interfax news agency.

He added that the armed forces have opened a hotline for questions about conscription from individuals and organizations.

After the announcement of the mobilization, amateur footage is circulating on social networks, purporting to show hundreds of Russian citizens across the country responding to the call-up.

In the Siberian city of Yakutia, men with masked faces have been filmed hugging family members before boarding a bus, some of them in tears.

Mash, a popular channel on the Telegram platform, shared a video showing long lines of people waiting for a plane in the eastern Khabarovsk region as the mobilization began.

Another video, said to have been shot in the southern Chechen Republic, shows dozens of young men surrounded by police outside the local military commissariat.

The AFP news agency could not independently verify the footage.

The Ministry of Defense has not released any official video from the police stations, nor has it specified how many people have already been drafted.

V. Putin announced a partial military mobilization on Wednesday, and Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu clarified that about 300,000 soldiers will be called up. reservists.

On Wednesday, more than 1,300 people were arrested during impromptu anti-mobilization demonstrations across Russia. people, activists said.


The article is in Lithuanian

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