Russian commanders deny ammo to new troops for fear of ‘mutiny’: report

Russia’s commanding officers are refusing to issue ammunition to newly mobilised soldiers near the theatre of war in Ukraine because they fear a rebellion in the ranks, according to Ukrainian officials. 

Russias commanding officers are refusing to issue ammunition to newly mobilised soldiers near the theatre of war in Ukraine because they fear a rebellion in the ranks, according to  reports from Ukrainian officials.

Russia’s commanding officers are refusing to issue ammunition to newly mobilised soldiers near the theatre of war in Ukraine because they fear a rebellion in the ranks, according to reports from Ukrainian officials. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

The news was reported by the Strategic Communications Department of Ukraine’s Armed Forces on Telegram, Poland’s kresy24.pl website said on Tuesday.

’Fear of rebellion’

“In the war zone in southern Ukraine, the mobilised Russian soldiers are being forced to move with unloaded weapons,” Ukrainian officials said, as cited by kresy24.pl.

The „Russian command refuses to issue ammunition to the newly drafted troops for fear of rebellion,” the Ukrainian army added, according to kresy24.pl.  

“All of the ammunition is travelling separately. The consequences are predictable: death or captivity,” Kyiv officials said, as quoted by kresy24.pl.

Ukraine takes out two Wagner Group units in Kharkiv region

Meanwhile, Ukraine’s special-operation forces have eliminated two diversionary units of Russia’s Wagner Group of mercenaries, the Polish website reported.  

The successful operation was carried out in Ukraine’s northeastern Kharkiv region, Kyiv’s SBU security service said. 

Ukraine’s security agency added: “Enemy losses: one killed, a further four taken prisoner. Among them is the commander of the diversion-and-reconnaissance group, who is already providing the SBU with important intelligence information, including about torture chambers arranged for Ukrainians by the occupiers,” as cited by kresy24.pl.

(pm/gs)

Source: kresy24.pleuroweeklynews.com 

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