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“Going to the battlefield with this gun”… Russian conscripts who received ‘scrap metal’ were angry

by archyde

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It is shocking to learn that Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a mobilization order on the 21st (local time) and provided the forcibly conscripted reservists with old and rusty firearms that could not be used in war.

The Daily Mail, a British daily, reported on the 25th (local time) that the mobilized reservists are not even getting proper weapons.

In particular, the Daily Mail reported that guns from a munitions warehouse in Primonsky were rusted everywhere.

Looking at the published photos, the whole gun was rusted as if it had been abandoned for a long time in the warehouse.

The weapon in question is the AK-47 automatic rifle called the Kalashnikov, which is said to be the most produced rifle in the 20th century after the Soviet Union manufactured it in 1947.

The reservists who were supplied with weapons burst into dissatisfaction such as “I was so shocked that I was at a loss for words” and “How do I get this to go to the battlefield?”

Another video shows a rusty military truck being transported on a train in a Russian city close to the Ukrainian border.

It is presumed that this is a truck used during the Soviet era.

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