Russia reacts to Ukraine taking back land. Has the conflict reached a turning point?


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Russian conscription prompts some men to leave

Story: Border traffic intensified Thursday night as some Russian men rushed to the exit after President Vladimir Putin called for partial mobilization and recruited 300,000 reservists. A video obtained showed traffic on Wednesday night at the Russian-Georgian border. “I think the Russian border guards were letting people through very slowly. Either we arrived at the border) or they (the border guards) started to move. A man named Nikita said he was afraid of being drafted into the war. Asked by reporters why, he said that mobilization was a big mistake for the Russian, European and Ukrainian peoples. Putin’s announcement on Wednesday raised concerns that some men of fighting age would not be allowed to leave the country.Prices for one-way tickets to the nearest foreign location topped $5,000 “I didn’t think the next step would be mobilization, and I don’t think there are many Russians who want to fight, to be mobilized, to go into the army.” I think..” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky warned the Russians. “Russia’s decision on mobilization is a candid acknowledgment of their professional military, which has been prepared for decades to take someone else’s. [land], I could not stand it and fell down. And now, thanks to mobilization, for most Russian citizens Russia’s war against Ukraine has entered every Russian home, not television or the Internet. The information is very exaggerated.It was quite exaggerated.There is a lot of false information about this.We need to be very careful about this so that it doesn’t happen.He also said that Russia is in a war It said it still refers to the conflict as a “special military operation”.