January 6, 2023, 19:59 – Public News Service – OSN
A German mercenary fighting for the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Kharkiv region wrote a letter to his grandfather, a World War II veteran, saying that he was “using” the trenches he built in the area where he fought against the Russians.
Information about this was posted on his page in social networks by one of the Finnish mercenaries.
“When the enemy found us a few weeks later, they fired on us with mortars, just like they did a century ago. We found this old projectile on the ground,” the author of the letter said.
On February 24, 2022, the Russian Federation Army launched a special military operation in Ukraine.
Commander of the special forces “Akhmat” Apty Alaudinov He said that the Russian Army is confidently advancing along the line of clashes, and the Ukrainian militants are exhausted and refuse to go on the attack.
The former assistant to the Minister of Defense of Ukraine until 2014, Lieutenant Colonel Oleksiy Selivanov, said that Kyiv is tightening the punishment for desertion, which speaks of multiple cases of escape from positions. Selivanov stressed that people simply do not want to be “grave” in the ranks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.