There are no plans to send conscript soldiers and reservists called up for military training to Ukraine to participate in a special operation of the Russian Armed Forces – only professional military personnel are involved in it. This was stated by Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting with women pilots of Russian airlines. TASS on Saturday, March 5th.
“There are no conscripts, and we do not plan to (send to Ukraine – approx. “Tapes.ru”) to do,” the head of state ruled out.
Putin commented on the rumors about the introduction of martial law in Russia
The head of state pointed out that martial law is introduced in the country by decree in case of external aggression. There is no such thing in Russia at present, Putin noted.
He added that a special provision is introduced in case of large-scale internal threats, and the emergency situation (ES) can be activated regionally or throughout the state in case of natural disasters.
Work to destroy Ukrainian military infrastructure is almost complete
The President stated this, speaking about the course of the special operation in Ukraine.
Putin stressed that the special operation is proceeding according to the schedule of the General Staff, and the Russian army will solve all the tasks assigned to it.
At the same time, the head of state said that the decision to launch a special operation in Ukraine was hard for him. At the same time, according to him, he accepted it without any doubts.
It’s a hard decision
Putin warned other countries against trying to close the sky over Ukraine
The Russian president said that he would consider the closure of the sky over Ukraine by third countries as participation in the conflict.
“Any movement in this direction will be considered by us as participation in an armed conflict,” he warned, noting that the membership of the initiator of such actions in any organizations would not matter.
A few days earlier, the Ministry of Defense spoke about the losses during the special operation in Ukraine
According to the Russian military department, the death toll from February 24 to March 2 was 498 people. Another 1,597 soldiers and officers were injured, Defense Ministry spokesman Major General Igor Konashenkov said.
Russian soldiers were killed during a special operation in Ukraine
On March 3, it was reported that Major General Andrei Sukhovetsky, Deputy Commander of the 41st Combined Arms Army of the Russian Armed Forces, died during a military special operation in Ukraine.
Earlier, the governor of the region Andrey Travnikov announced the death in Ukraine of two servicemen from the Novosibirsk region. On March 1, the head of the Krasnodar Territory, Veniamin Kondratiev, said that the commander of a reconnaissance company, captain of the Russian army, Alexander Lysenko, died on the territory of the former Soviet republic.
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