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/MaximumEffort433 Sep 22 '22 Helpful

"I mean Putin's already instituted a 'rifle for every protestor' policy, he's even helping you guys along!"

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u/dawko29 Sep 22 '22

He's seen some WW2 docs about what Soviet rifles they've used and was like "this is why they won!". Plus no Ukrainian would look at mosin and be like, heck yeah, that's the gun I'll loot.

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u/CreideikiVAX Sep 23 '22

Plus no Ukrainian would look at mosin and be like, heck yeah, that's the gun I'll loot.

Hey, WWII bolt-action rifles are cool. Especially if they're in good condi— never mind.

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u/FactoidFinder Sep 23 '22

Literally the first thing I thought was “holy shit the resell value” had to remember where I was for a minute