The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the evening report claims that tough battles are going on in the direction of the settlement of Peski in the Donetsk region. On August 13, TASS, citing the Russian Ministry of Defense, reported on the “liberation” of the village in the “DPR”, RIA Novosti published a note about taking it “under control”.
“In the Avdeevka direction, Russian units tried to break through the Ukrainian defense in the directions of the settlements of Alexandropol, Krasnogorovka, Avdeevka, Maryinka and Peski. Tough battles are going on, ”the message of the Armed Forces of Ukraine says.
Russian conscripts are tricked or coerced into the war zone, and the soldiers are not provided with normal food and medical care, The Insider found out earlier. At the disposal of the publication was an archive of complaints to the military prosecutor's office of Russia, which reflects the real situation that developed during the war in Ukraine. The Insider and Bellingcat were able to verify the authenticity of the emails in this archive. It can be seen from the appeals that contract servicemen deliberately violate all the norms and rules of the charter in order to be removed from service, and parents cannot receive any information about their captured or killed children. From the same complaints of Russian citizens, one can learn about the looting and atrocities of Russian soldiers.