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Ukrainian serviceman complains of mice infestation in dugouts

16 November, 2023 Thursday
14:55

Yevhen Iievliev, a soldier with the Ukrainian Armed Forces, says that when waking up in dugouts, one can catch 2-3 mice on oneself, at best

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He said this on Espreso TV. 

"It's even a little satirical, but last week we had a competition between the positions to collect mice. And one position filled more than half a bucket with mice. It's kind of funny, but they drive you a little crazy, because when you wake up, you catch 2-3 mice on you, at best, that can get into your sleeping bag. And at worst, if you're lying on a low bed, they just chew on your fingers. Even at a company meeting, we laughed a bit at the fact that the guys had filled half a bucket with mousetraps, hands or something else in a 2-by-3-meter dugout. The mice are still crawling, as is the enemy in some areas," the Ukrainian Armed Forces serviceman said.

Yevhen Iievliev added that not only mice, but also rats are coming because it's nature. They have nowhere to go because of the cold weather, and there are stoves in the dugouts. According to him, he had not seen such an invasion of mice last winter.

  • 600 meters from the Russian positions, the 24th separate mechanized brigade named after King Danylo is insulating dugouts. Donbas Frontliner witnessed the preparation for winter and talked to the military men.
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