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Exhausted Russian soldiers complain about conditions on Ukrainian eastern front – Columnist



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The lack of conditions at the front has prompted some Russian soldiers in eastern Ukraine to issue a public appeal on social media.

According to The Guardian, two Russian soldiers in Donetsk complained in a video posted online about fatigue caused by long shifts and lack of supplies. “Our people are hungry and cold. For a significant period of time, we had no materials, no medicines, no food,” said the fighters who are part of the 113th regiment in Donetsk.

“Given our constant presence and the fact that among our employees there are people with chronic diseases and mental problems, many of the issues raised are ignored by the authorities in the barracks,” they added.

A soldier who fought in Kharkiv and is now in the eastern part of the country told a British newspaper that he got in touch with a lawyer because of poor conditions at the front. “I have been fighting in Ukraine since the beginning of the war, more than three months ago. It’s tiresome. My unit wants a break, but our commanders say they can’t replace us.”


These reports corroborate intelligence reports from countries such as the United Kingdom and the United States of America, as well as international news agencies and newspapers, of fatigue and declining morale among Russian military personnel.

According to The Guardian, the number of victims among Russian soldiers is increasing. According to the latest data released by the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, about 31,360 Russian troops have died since the invasion began on February 24.

According to Russian strategy experts, the invading army is well equipped for short and intense campaigns that require the use of heavy artillery, but ill-equipped for a long-term operation, such as the occupation of Ukraine, which involves the positioning of many forces on the territory.

“The Russian army does not have the size necessary to adjust or rotate its forces when a significant part of the combat power is trapped in a war,” declared Michael Kofman and Rob Lee in an analytical text on Russia’s military potential.

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Judicial police identify author of letters sent to Ukrainian embassy in Lisbon – Observer



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The Judicial Police (JP) identified the author of the letters sent to the Ukrainian Embassy in Lisbon as a citizen of the European Union. Express adds that the messages were sent from Germany.

That is, laboratory tests conducted by the joint venture led to the conclusion that the messages contained the eyes and blood of animals, and working mode this is similar to the last letters sent to Spain. However, according to PJ’s sources, the senders of the “Portuguese” and “Spanish” letters are different.

Letter Bomb. As a result of the explosion near the Ukrainian Embassy in Madrid, one person was injured


According to CNN Portugal, the analyzes carried out on the envelopes were carried out at the Ricardo Jorge Institute and at the PJ Scientific Police Laboratory. Results, achievements found traces of blood and animal eyesthe same signature that was identified on other parcels that arrived at Ukrainian embassies in other countries.

The same source adds that the person in charge is pretending that the sender is Elon Musk’s company Tesla, in order to reach the brand of the car.

BUT CNN describes what was on the envelopes “peculiar smell” and arrived by regular mail via CTT. After other cases, the Ukrainian government would have already given instructions to officials on how to act in such a situation, first calling the security agencies. Later, the PSP was called to the place and, after parsing the envelopes,no traces of gunpowder found or explosive materials.

The Embassy of Ukraine in Lisbon received two suspicious envelopes. PSP did not find explosives

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PJ installed the letter writer at the Ukrainian Embassy in Lisbon



The Anti-Terrorism Unit of the Judicial Police has already identified the author and sender of two suspicious letters that arrived on Monday at the Ukrainian Embassy in Lisbon. CNN Portugal.

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Taliban carry out first public execution since returning to power in Afghanistan



Last month, Taliban supreme leader Hibatullah Akhundzada ordered judges to fully comply with aspects of Islamic law such as public executions, stoning, flogging and amputations.

Authorities have carried out several public vices since then, but Wednesday’s execution in Farah, the capital of the province of the same name in western Afghanistan, was the first they have announced since taking power.

According to a statement released by the Taliban, the executed man’s name was Tajmir and he lived in the province of Herat.

“The High Court has been instructed to apply this qisas order during a public meeting of residents,” Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in a statement, citing Islamic law.

Qisas is an Islamic principle similar to the law of retribution, which is to inflict damage on the offender equal to the damage he caused.

It is unclear how the execution took place. The Taliban said in a statement that the man had admitted his guilt.

During their first stay in Afghanistan (1996-2001), the Taliban regularly used public corporal punishment, including flogging and executions at the Kabul National Stadium.

Once back in power, the Islamic fundamentalists vowed that such measures would no longer be enforced, although they imposed increasingly severe restrictions, especially on women, who were gradually driven out of public life.

Currently, in Afghanistan, women cannot travel unless accompanied by a male family member and must wear a full veil, preferably a veil, in public.

The Taliban also closed girls’ primary schools in most provinces.

Mujahid said Wednesday’s case went through a number of courts before it reached the Supreme Court.

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“The case was considered very carefully,” the statement said. “In the end, it was ordered to apply Sharia law of retribution against the killer.”

Akhundzada rules by decree in Kandahar, the city where the movement originated. The statement specified that a dozen court officials and representatives of the Taliban were present at the execution.

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