The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said that Russian forces are hitting the bottle so hard that it is forbidden to buy alcohol in some areas of the partially occupied territories of Ukraine.
Ukraine’s military says soldiers are getting so drunk while trying to fight the war in Ukraine that they are causing serious accidents in the Zaporizhia region of southeast Ukraine.
“This leads to numerous disciplinary violations and serious misdemeanours,” the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces said on Wednesday.
The drunken Russian troops’ excessive habit of enjoying guilt is alleged to cause car accidents, firearm violations, and other accidents while intoxicated.
In a somewhat paradoxical move, Russians are relying on a Santa Claus impersonator, Ivan Suchko, to fend off lost Russian forces from buying any alcohol — including beer — in Mikhailovska and Rozdol.
Despite this, Russian forces have been raiding and seizing assets from local businesses in Zaporizhia, according to the Ukraine Crisis Media Center.
Meanwhile, the inhabitants of Zaporizhia were subjected to enforced disappearance, torture and forced conscription. Russia was preparing for packing in the region in recent days, and began conscription of men in Berdyansk, in the Zaporizhzhia Oblast, according to the Center for National Resistance.
Russian authorities in the Zaporizhzhya region, which is partly under Russian control, have been working in recent days to try to sell Ukrainian grain abroad, in a move that has raised fears that the Russians will get paid for their conquests. Just last month, Russian forces were transporting Ukrainian grain from the region to Crimea via train, according to Ukrinform.
The head of the Russian administration in the region said the sales would go to Iraq, Iran and Saudi Arabia, The New Arab reported.
The State Department said the Biden administration is working to convince other countries that Russia might try to sell grain with it to avoid buying stolen Ukrainian grain. New York times.
Russian forces also occupied the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant, the largest in Europe, and planted antipersonnel mines to repel the Ukrainians, raising the possibility that any violation of protocol or equipment damage could lead to radiation exposure. There has never been a military takeover of an active nuclear power plant.
While Russian forces have been patrolling the complex in an attempt to root out spies, or Ukrainians they see as still loyal to the Ukrainian Regional Defense Forces, Ukrainian defense officials have said they will likely not launch after the nuclear power plant, given that they are more focused on managing a counterattack In the direction of Kharkiv and Kherson, the The Wall Street Journal mentioned.