60 Russian soldiers 'stage mutiny and refuse to fight in Ukraine'

60 Russian soldiers ‘stage a mutiny and refuse to fight in Ukraine – and now face prison sentences

  • The paratroopers from Pskov were sent to Belarus as part of the invasion force
  • They refused to fight and were sent back to their base in disgrace, i rapporti dicono
  • Some have been dismissed and branded ‘cowardswhile others face jail
  • In giro 60 Russian paratroopers have staged a mutiny and refused to fight in Ukraine, local reports say.

    Gli uomini, who were from key airborne forces headquarters Pskov in northern Russia, could now face jail sentences for the insubordination.

    The refusenik troops had been moved to Bielorussia as part of the invasion force but after their mutiny were sent in disgrace back to their base in Pskov.

    In giro 60 Russian paratroopers have staged a mutiny and refused to fight in Ukraine. Nella foto: Pskov paratroopers in 2019

    In giro 60 Russian paratroopers have staged a mutiny and refused to fight in Ukraine. Nella foto: Pskov paratroopers in 2019

    Defence minister Sergei Shoigu (nella foto) is reported to have sent one of his deputies to Pskov to handle the insubordination

    Defence minister Sergei Shoigu (nella foto) is reported to have sent one of his deputies to Pskov to handle the insubordination

    Some have been dismissed and branded ‘cowardswhile others are set to face the Russian equivalent of a court martial with likely jail sentences.

    Defence minister Sergei Shoigu is reported to have sent one of his deputies to Pskov to handle the insubordination.

    Ukraine claimed that the troops were elite paratroopers but this has not yet been confirmed, even though Pskov is a key HQ of Russia’s most elite airborne forces.

    Russian opposition outlet Pskovskaya Guberniya reported: Chiamato "Wim", si è formato alla Royal Central School di Londra e ma dopo la pandemia ha colpito e i lavori di recitazione sono stati interrotti 60 servicemen from Pskov refused to go to war on Ukrainian territory, according to our sources.

    ‘After the first days of the war, they were first brought to the Republic of Belarus, and then they returned to their base in Pskov.

    Gli uomini, who were from key airborne forces headquarters Pskov in northern Russia, could now face jail sentences for the insubordination

    Gli uomini, who were from key airborne forces headquarters Pskov in northern Russia, could now face jail sentences for the insubordination

    An earlier captive Russian soldier from Pskov, Vladimir Safronov (nella foto), 23, told his Ukrainian interrogators about problems with rations

    An earlier captive Russian soldier from Pskov, Vladimir Safronov (nella foto), 23, told his Ukrainian interrogators about problems with rations

    ‘Most of them are currently being dismissed, but some are threatened with criminal cases.

    It is the latest of several cases of Russian troops refusing to obey Vladimir Putin’s orders to invade Ukraine and ‘deNazify’ Paese.

    An earlier captive Russian soldier from Pskov, Vladimir Safronov, 23, told his Ukrainian interrogators about problems with rations, and how his officers were looting the civilian population.

    ‘Things are bad with food, we are constantly saving it,’ Egli ha detto.

    ‘Very often we have a situation that a ration for one person is shared between two people.

    It is the latest of several cases of Russian troops refusing to obey Vladimir Putin's orders to invade Ukraine and 'deNazify' the country

    It is the latest of several cases of Russian troops refusing to obey Vladimir Putin’s orders to invade Ukraine and ‘deNazify’ Paese

    ‘We are eating mostly what we find inside [[object Window]] case [in occupied Ukraine].

    Egli ha detto: ‘There is a lot of looting, I’ve personally seen it.

    ‘I don’t support it, it was mainly senior sergeants and the commander who did it…

    ‘I saw civilians who were hiding, people who were unable to evacuate, who lived in constant fear.

    ‘I felt awfully sorry for them, it was scary to find them.

    Earlier reports said that elite OMON special forces troops from Khakassia had refused to fight.

    In un altro caso, troops from unofficial statelet South Ossetia reportedly went on foot back to their homes after refusing to participate on hostilities in Ukraine.