What will happen to demobilized Russian soldiers who refuse to fight in Ukraine? Two of them have been detained in protest Video

Russia released a video showing what was happening He gathered the soldiers He refused to go to war in Ukraine.

A video surfaced on Russian Telegram channels showing the detention of two soldiers who refused to go to war – the soldiers were detained in protest as they lined up in front of a superior.

Thus, the two players are called one by one to the parade ground, an investigator approaches them and says that on November 16 a criminal case was opened against them according to part 2.1 of Article 332 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (failure to comply with the order), notes Ukrainian Pravda.

Then two members of the military police brutally stopped the soldiers. They were searched, handcuffed and put in a police car.

However, the cited source also notes that the video was made in the Belgorod region. It is also not clear whether those arrested are conscripts or contract soldiers.

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Also, soldiers are reportedly detained for refusing to go to war in Ukraine, and those who do so face up to 3 years in prison.

According to lawyer Maksim Grebeniuk, there is no need to detain soldiers on the territory of the military unit. He believes the blockades are being staged as a “demonstration” so that those who refuse to fight in Ukraine will be better detained. At the same time, human rights activists believe that the video was taken “as an example to others”.

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On September 20, the Russian State Duma introduced the concepts of “mobilization” and “wartime” into the Criminal Code, as well as approved changes regarding liability for mobilization or desertion during wartime.

Four days later, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law amending the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation.

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