Russian Reserve Men Flee From Conscription Mandate

Objectivity 4.5 | Credibility 4.7 | Relevance 4.8

Thousands of Russians have fled to neighboring countries in fear of a possible general conscription order. This comes after Putin declared a partial mobilization of reserve troops to bolster the current military force in Ukraine. One Russian man who fled to Mongolia said, “We are not afraid, but why do we have to fight in Ukraine, why?” He continued, “If other countries would attack Russia, we would fight for our country. But why are we going to Ukraine? For what?”