NewsThe brutal reality Russian soldiers face in Ukraine

The brutal reality Russian soldiers face in Ukraine

They threw them into attack. The Russians recorded a movie. "We're looting the corpses"
They threw them into attack. The Russians recorded a movie. "We're looting the corpses"
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1:52 PM EDT, April 23, 2024

On Telegram, the editor-in-chief of, Yuriy Butusov, said this is one of the most powerful and honest Russian films about the war in Ukraine. It was not filmed by deceitful Z-bloggers but by real assault troopers. He supplemented his post with a video made by Russians.

"We're cannon fodder. Nineteen boys went in today; none left. Our BMP burned at the drop zone. No water, no shovels, no gear, we loot from corpses. Our guys are scattered, dead, across the field," the soldiers shared.

Representatives of the 'second army of the world' candidly share their current predicament near Avdiivka. Russian military personnel are choosing to publish their experiences online, rejecting Russian propaganda.

Bakhmut and Avdiivka: The hotspots

On Sunday, Lt. Col. Nazar Voloshyn, the spokesperson for the Ukrainian military group Chortytsia, reported that although the situation in Donetsk oblast has become more complex, it has remained under control these past few days.

Voloshyn stated on Ukrainian television that the most intense fighting continues near Bakhmut and Avdiivka.

The military has observed that the adversary employs all available means of attack, including guided aerial bombs, drones, artillery, aviation, and armored vehicles. The Russians have notably stepped up assaults with small infantry groups using armored vehicles.

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