Ukraine LIVE: Putin told to conscript Russian women as Zelensky’s troops close in. Source: EXPRESS. Daily Briefing.

Posted by

Ukraine LIVE: Putin told to conscript Russian women as Zelensky’s troops close in

The mass evacuation of civilians has been reported in the Kherson region ahead of the battle as Moscow tries to destroy Ukraine with more missile and drone attacks on critical infrastructure.

By Tara FairFrancesca Edwards

17:15, Fri, Oct 21, 2022 | UPDATED: 17:16, Fri, Oct 21, 2022

Ukraine defences shoots down cruise missile near power station

We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info

State Duma deputy Alexei Chepa has urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to start conscripting women as part of the partial mobilisation of Russians to send to fight in Ukraine. Branding the idea a “just Russia”, Mr Chapa said: “Russia should start conscripting women into the army like they do in Israel.”

The request comes amid serious military humiliations for Putin which has seen Ukraine reclaim huge swathes of land in the east.

Meanwhile, the battle for Kherson draws near, as Ukrainian troops close in on the Russian-held city. President Volodymyr Zelensky has accused Russia of planting mines at a hydroelectric dam in Kherson in a desperate bid to flood the city. 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s