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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/DecimBell Sep 22 '22

Good news is, molotovs are already flying into the windows of military registration and enlistment offices. Bad news is, this is probably where it ends.

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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/created4this Sep 23 '22

I don’t think you find any less willing soldiers than soldiers that were conscripted at a peace march.

I’m sure that Putin has a plan though.

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u/Plaicewithcod Sep 23 '22

I would hate to be one of those people right now. When some general is looking for cannon fodder, what are the chances he uses that regiment?

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u/thetensor Sep 23 '22

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u/WikiSummarizerBot Sep 23 '22

Labor army

The notion of the Labor army (трудовая армия, трудармия) was introduced in Soviet Russia during the Russian Civil War in 1920. Initially the term was applied to regiments of Red Army transferred from military activity to labor activity, such as logging, coal mining, firewood stocking, etc.

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