Mobilised soldiers in Tatarstan recorded a video with complaints that authorities force their relatives to buy helmets, bullet proof vests and uniforms for them.
“And when a mother, from whom the state took her son and returned him in a zinc coffin, frantically, happily shouts: “I love Motherland! My son died for her! And I hate you and your truth!” you understand that we were not just slaves – we romanticized slavery.”
Svetlana Alexievich, Nobel Prize Winner.