Skip to content
Edit post

General Staff: Mobilized convicts deserted Russian army in Donetsk Oblast

by The Kyiv Independent news desk December 8, 2022 8:11 AM 1 min read
This audio is created with AI assistance

Support independent journalism in Ukraine. Join us in this fight.

Become a member Support us just once

Around 20 mobilized former convicts deserted the Russian army in the Russian-occupied city of Yasinuvata in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk Oblast, the General Staff of Ukraine's Armed Forces reported in its daily war update.

According to the General Staff, the convicts escaped while being transported to combat positions. Three of the escapees were killed by Ukrainian forces during a search operation, the General Staff said.

Independent Russian media: Number of inmates shrinks sharply as prisoners are recruited to fight in Ukraine
Support independent journalism in Ukraine. Join us in this fight.
Freedom can be costly. Both Ukraine and its journalists are paying a high price for their independence. Support independent journalism in its darkest hour. Support us for as little as $1, and it only takes a minute.
visa masterCard americanExpress

News Feed

Ukraine Daily
News from Ukraine in your inbox
Ukraine news
Please, enter correct email address
10:37 AM

Blinken meets with Sandu in Moldova, announces $50 million in support.

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken visited Moldova on May 29 to meet with President Maia Sandu and announce support worth $50 million to help Chisinau transition away from Russian energy dependence and further integrate with the EU, amid warnings of heightened hybrid threats from Russia.
MORE NEWS

Editors' Picks

Enter your email to subscribe
Please, enter correct email address
Subscribe
* indicates required
* indicates required
Subscribe
* indicates required
* indicates required
Subscribe
* indicates required

Subscribe

* indicates required
Subscribe
* indicates required

Subscribe

* indicates required
Subscribe
* indicates required

Subscribe

* indicates required
Successfuly subscribed
Thank you for signing up for this newsletter. We’ve sent you a confirmation email.