Russian Conscription Crisis: Growing Refusals to Fight in Ukraine | The Gaze
The number of conscripted individuals refusing to participate in the conflict with Ukraine continues to rise. Vitaly Dzhunkovsky and Ivan Tarasov, recently sentenced to 2 years and 8 months in a colony, had previously submitted reports refusing service in October of the previous year. Their story is not unique, as they, along with others, have refused to return to the front multiple times, citing a lack of preparation as a key reason. Join us as we explore the implications of this growing resistance to military service in Russia.