At least six Russians arrested while attending makeshift memorials to the late opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who died in prison in Russia on Feb. 16, were given military draft notices upon their release from custody, local Russian media reported on Feb. 21.

  • @[email protected]
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    243 months ago

    Supporting Navalny and disagreeing with the invasion of Ukraine, especially to the point of armed rebellion, aren’t really the same thing.

    • lad
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      93 months ago

      Although this is true, there had already been a number of defectors and ones that fired their teammates on the Russian side. Arming upset and non-complying people doesn’t look like a clever idea, but it would not stand out amongst the other ideas here