Russian commanders deploy Uzbek construction workers to front lines - General Staff

Russian commanders deploy Uzbek construction workers to front lines - General Staff

The Russian command mobilized into the occupation army as “volunteers” a group of Uzbekistan citizens, who arrived in the captured city of Mariupol for construction works.

That’s according to the General Staff of Ukraine’s Armed Forces, Ukrinform reports.

"Citizens of Uzbekistan were spotted in the units of the Russian occupying forces stationed in the temporarily occupied Horlivka, Donetsk region. They had earlier arrived in the city of Mariupol to carry out construction works. Upon arrival, they were stripped of their passports and mobilized to join the occupying forces as volunteers," the report reads.

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As Ukrinform reported earlier, the spokesman for the General Staff, Andriy Kovalev, said that the newly mobilized Russian invaders are refusing from getting deployed in Ukraine.

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