Ukraine calls for repatriation of mothers of captured Russian soldiers amid communications war
Since the beginning of the Russian offensive in Ukraine, the two countries have been engaged in a fierce battle over war and communications. Ukraine is very much in the media and on social networks, and its leader, Volodymyr Zhelensky, filmed himself on the streets of Kiev at the beginning of the invasion.
It is in this context that the Ukrainian military called on Wednesday The mothers of the Russian soldiers were captured in its territory to take themMoscow claims to have taken dozens of prisoners since the beginning of the invasion of Kiev. “It has been decided to return the captured Russian soldiers to their mothers if they come looking for them in Kiev, Ukraine.”, The Ukrainian Ministry of Defense said in a statement. It has published telephone numbers and e-mail addresses where mothers can obtain information about their sons who are being held captive in Ukraine.
If their son’s detention is confirmed, Russian women are advised to go to Poland and then enter Ukraine via the border crossing point. “You will be welcomed and taken back to Kiev, where your son will be returned to you.”The Ukrainian Ministry underlines. “Unlike Putin’s fascists, we Ukrainians do not wage war against mothers and their captive children.”He insists again.
Already on February 26, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba He posted the news on his Twitter pageintimating to “Mothers, wives [et] Daughters of Russian soldiers [de] To bring back [leurs] Men at home. The tweet was a warning to the Russian people: “Your power lies to you.” In this communication war, Mr Zhelensky also recorded a videoTwo days ago, he addressed the Russian people, to tell them that they were the Ukrainian people Was already independent (…). He remembers his past, he builds his future, he never smashes it, as he says on TV every day. “.
During the conflict between the Moscow and Chechen separatists in the 1990s and 2000s, many young Russian soldiers were sent forward and some were captured. The soldiers’ mothers later rallied to retrieve them alive or retrieve their bodies, which did not hesitate to go there, which sparked anti-war protests in Russia.
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