01 October 2022


High-ranking Russian officer beaten up after calling conscripts ‘cannon fodder' (1)
By Snejana Farberov September 30, 2022 1:40pm A lieutenant colonel in the Russian army was pummeled after allegedly declaring to a roomful of new conscripts that they were all "cannon fodder intended for slaughter," according to a video from the scene. Violence was said to have broken out at the "Rubin" Palace of Sport in the Russian city of Penza, which has been converted into a makeshift barracks housing 1,080 conscripts.
Uzbekistan Says Won't Deport Russians Fleeing Conscription (1)
September 30, 2022 7:12 AM Reuters Uzbekistan has no plans to deport Russians who are fleeing en masse to Central Asia to evade conscription amid Moscow's military campaign in Ukraine, the Tashkent government said on Friday. Hundreds of thousands of men, some with families, have left Russia since President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilization last week; many headed to Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and other Central Asian former Soviet republics.
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