r/worldnews Sep 22 '22 Silver 2 Helpful 4 Wholesome 7 All-Seeing Upvote 2 Take My Energy 1 Take My Power 1

Zelenskyy calls on Russians to 'protest' and 'fight back' against Putin's draft if they 'want to survive' Russia/Ukraine

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u/lilfindawg Sep 22 '22

Unfortunately their choices are protest and get locked up, or go to war and risk death. I imagine we’ll see a lot of surrenders when the first mobilization of troops gets to Ukraine

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u/Myopic_Cat Sep 22 '22

Unfortunately their choices are protest and get locked up, or go to war and risk death.

Why choose when you can have both? They're already handing out draft papers to arrested protesters.

https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/russian-anti-draft-protesters-being-ordered-enlist-rights-group-says-2022-09-22/

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u/nikggg Sep 22 '22 edited Sep 23 '22

So the Russian government is arming its critics… hopefully this escalates into the Russian troops in Ukraine turn around and free Russia from Putin