occupiers release prisoners and sent them to Donbas to take part in the war
reported by Channel 24.
to Channel 24 sources, over the past week, the occupiers brought more than
2,000 prisoners to the locations of the so-called "DPR" and
agreed to be released in exchange for participation in hostilities. Under the
terms of their early release from prison, the occupiers promised the prisoners
that their criminal record would be cancelled. Instead, those released from
prisons must obey the orders of the Russian military.
to media reports, Russian aggressors have been using prisoners for the war
against Ukraine since 2014. Back in the spring, 8 years ago, criminals from
Rostov were brought to Luhansk and Donetsk to pretend to be locals and attack
to sources in the Ukrainian secret services, when Donbas was already occupied,
the consolidated terrorist gangs began to replenish with prisoners from the
occupied cities. Only those who did not commit serious crimes and expressed a
desire to kill Ukrainians were released.