Tag: union of soldiers mothers

Russian Draftees Refuse Military’s Plans To Send Them To Fight In Ukraine

November 21, 2014

Staunton, November 15 – Some 250 Russian draftees at a military base in Rostov oblast have rejected the appeals of their commanders to sign up as contract soldiers, a step that would allow Moscow to send them to fight in southeastern Ukraine, according to Valentina Melnikova of the Union of Soldiers’ Mothers of Russia. Melnikova […]