Russians send women from prisons to combat line
AFU colonel and military expert Vladyslav Seleznyov noted that there are approximately 400,000 people in Russian prisons, so the human resource potential for Putin's army is considerable
He spoke about this on Espreso TV.
"Following the restriction to Wagner Prison recruiters, Russian forces have resorted to recruiting from correctional institutions. These recruiters employ coercive tactics to compel Russian convicts to join the ranks of the Russian army. Given that there are around 400,000 people in Russia's correctional facilities, this represents a significant source of human resource for Putin's military agenda," the military expert commented.
Vladyslav Seleznyov noted that the armed person attacking our country is a legitimate target that must be destroyed or may surrender.
"It is worth mentioning that a recent echelon of the Russian military sent to the occupied part of Ukraine included a group of women gathered from correctional facilities in Russia. These women have also been dispatched to the frontlines, although it remains unclear what specific roles they will fulfill in the conflict zone. It is possible that they will be utilized for logistical support. It seems that Russia is employing all available human resources to bolster its presence within the framework of the so-called "special military operation," he concluded.
On March 13, the AFU General Staff reported that Russia was transporting prisoners to Donetsk region by train, including a wagon with women