Zelensky makes three promises to surrendering Russian soldiers


Katerina Tishchenko – Saturday, September 24, 2022 22:11

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Ukraine will guarantee the captured Russian soldiers civilized treatment, confidentiality regarding the circumstances of surrender and the opportunity not to return to Russia.

sauce: Zelensky in the evening video address

Quote: “Ukraine guarantees all surrendering Russian soldiers three guarantees:

  1. You will be treated in a civilized manner, in accordance with all customs.

  2. No one knows the circumstances of your surrender, and no one in Russia knows that your surrender was voluntary.

  3. If you are afraid to return to Russia and do not want to exchange money, we will also find a way to guarantee this. “

detail: Zelensky spoke to Russians in Russian.

He stressed that Russian commanders do not care about Russian lives. And those spaces are likely to be filled with “young IT specialists without a job title.” [in the army] Pensioners who served at all or only in the Soviet army.

So now is an important moment for all of you. Now it is decided whether your life will end or not. It is better not to get a draft than to die as a war criminal in a foreign land. It is better to escape from criminal mobilization than to be held accountable in court for being maimed and participating in a war of aggression. , surrendering to Ukrainian prisoners of war would be an absolutely fair attack,” the president emphasized.

He again said that Ukraine will release all its territory, stressing that this also applies to Crimea.


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