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Russian prisoner of war makes interesting confession about Ukraine

Russian prisoner of war makes interesting confession about Ukraine Illustrative photo (Getty Images)
Author: Maria Kholina

Another Russian prisoner of war has confessed that during his entire time in Ukraine, he has not encountered any nazis or fascists. He assures that he has come to realize everything and only has questions for Russian President Vladimir Putin about why he "betrayed" so many Russians, according to a video interrogation published on the Telegram channel of the Commander of the Ground Forces, Oleksandr Syrskyi.

"I see the guys here. Most of them, 90%, speak Russian. Everyone says they don't need this war, but we're still here. I haven't seen any nazis or fascists the whole time," he confessed, adding that he doesn't understand "what all this is for."

How he ended up in captivity

Sergei Saranchin, a 33-year-old, joined the Russian army after receiving a conscription notice. He admitted that he was afraid of being assigned to the Storm Z unit. He was told he would guard the border, but instead, he was sent into the assault.

According to him, the task was to take a trench and wait for replacements, but on-site, the occupiers realized they were left without food, fuel, and water, and help never came because it was destroyed even before reaching them.

"No one replaced us, and no one was going to," confessed the occupier.

When the assault began, they didn't engage in combat because there was no ammunition. When the Ukrainian Armed Forces suggested they surrender as prisoners, they agreed.

Russian losses in Ukraine

As of Friday, January 12, Russia's losses in the war in Ukraine amounted to 840 occupiers, with the total losses of the Russian army since the beginning of the invasion reaching 368,460 military personnel. In addition, the Ukrainian Armed Forces destroyed 10 enemy tanks, 11 artillery systems, and 16 armored vehicles. On the Tavria direction, the Ukrainian Armed Forces eliminated 462 Russian occupiers, destroying 27 units of military equipment.