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Ruslan Alexandrovich Zinin

Burning the empty draft centers is better, but please pray for this brave man. They will surely treat him harshly. Russia is underpopulated, compared to the rest of the world, and Putin’s killing his own people, meaning that Russia east of the Urals will become Chinese even more quickly. China doesn’t need Putin. They are simply using him. China needs Russia’s land and resources.

People have been burning the draft centers in Russia since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Russia: man shoots commander drafting residents for war in Ukraine
Footage shows gunman firing at official in Siberian city after saying ‘nobody is going to go anywhere’
”By Andrew Roth (1)in Moscow
Mon 26 Sep 2022 08.01 BST

A Russian man has shot the leader of the local military draft committee in a Siberian town after telling him he would refuse to fight in the war in Ukraine (2).

The incident took place in the city of Ust-Ilimsk, a town of about 85,000 people in the Irkutsk region in Siberia.

Video showed the gunman, dressed in camouflage, firing at the official from point blank range as other potential draftees for the Russian invasion fled the room. Reports say that at least three shots were fired.

There are conflicting reports about whether the commandant, who also heads the local draft board, has died. Video showed him being carried from the building and placed on to a stretcher. He was not moving in the video.

The Irkutsk regional governor, Igor Kobzev, wrote on the Telegram messaging app that the draft office head was in hospital in a critical condition, and that the detained shooter “will absolutely be punished”.

According to a witness, the man shot the military commandant after he had given a “clumsy” pep talk for the men to go and fight in Ukraine. “Nobody is going to go anywhere,” the man said moments before opening fire, a witness told the Baikal People news outlet.

It is the latest incident tied to Vladimir Putin’s announcement of a partial mobilisation (3) that has resulted in hundreds of thousands of Russian men receiving their call-up papers.

A half-dozen draft centres have been torched in arson attacks in the last week, and police made hundreds of arrests across the country in order to disperse local protests sparked by the announcement.

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(1) https://www.theguardian.com/profile/roth-andrew
(2) https://www.theguardian.com/world/ukraine
(3) https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/sep/21/russians-react-to-vladimir-putin-military-draft-russia-partial-mobilisation

The region was the site of one of the most notorious gulags of the 1930s; tens of thousands died in the camphttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ust-Ilimsk

Russia-Ukraine war – latest updateshttps://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2022/sep/26/russia-ukraine-war-latest-updates-anti-mobilisation-protests-in-dagestan-us-warns-of-decisive-nuclear-response


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Shooting at Russian Recruitment centre after arrest Irkutsk Oblast

Shooting Russian Recruitment centre mobilization draft recruitment center

Gunman opens fire at Russian draft office amid backlash to Putin’s military mobilization”: https://youtu.be/La9zDXu7VlE