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Russian marine arriving on moped to storm Ukrainian positions was captured

5 April, 2024 Friday
16:30

Soldiers with Ukraine's 21st National Guard Brigade have captured a Russian marine who came to storm Ukrainian positions on a moped

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This is reported by the National Guard of Ukraine.

"During the work of one of the aerial reconnaissance units in the area of Urozhaine, UAV operators noticed a Russian serviceman approaching Ukrainian positions on a moped and then trying to get closer unnoticed and conduct reconnaissance," the statement says.

The Russian is 43 years old. He served under contract in the ranks of the Marine Corps Brigade of the Russian Armed Forces. From September 2023, he took part in combat operations in the Donetsk region.

According to him, he was drafted as a driver, but then transferred to an assault unit.

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