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

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/EpicGuard Sep 22 '22

Has there ever been a forced conscription without protest?

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u/EifertGreenLazor Sep 22 '22

forced conscription after protesting, I believe is slavery.

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u/TrooperJohn Sep 22 '22

If you live in a dictatorship, you're a slave by default.

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u/purplewhiteblack Sep 23 '22

Putin January 15th, 2020 "according to the constitution I'm going to be out of office soon, so I'm just going to dissolve the constitution so I can stay in office forever"

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u/Maleficent_Average32 Sep 23 '22

So trumps plan?

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u/scummy_shower_stall Sep 23 '22

Not just trump, the whole damn Republican party, minus a single handful of outliers.

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u/ohgodspidersno Sep 23 '22

GOP has already drafted a bill for a nationwide abortion ban. Trumpist candidates are openly taking about how they disapprove of women's suffrage.

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