Contents tagged with Russian Volunteer Corps

  • Russian armed opposition urges Belgorod governor to evacuate residents amidst escalating strikes

    The Russian armed opposition fighters from the Freedom of Russia Legion, Russian Volunteer Corps, and Siberian Battalion have appealed to the governor of Russia's Belgorod region, Vyacheslav Gladkov, urging him to begin evacuation of the residents due to intensifying military strikes.

    "The liberation movement calls on the leadership of the Belgorod region, and Governor Vyacheslav Gladkov in particular, to stop using the civilian population as a shield and to immediately evacuate the people …

  • Putin orders FSB to ‘identify and punish traitors joining Ukrainian Forces’

    President Vladimir Putin has called on Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) to "identify by name" those who have betrayed the country by joining Ukrainian military units. "We will punish them indefinitely, wherever they may be found," the Russian president declared during a meeting of the security service’s board on Tuesday, 19 March.

    In his speech, Putin spoke about the situation in regions bordering Ukraine. Several days earlier, the Russian Ministry of Defense, pro-military bloggers, and …

  • Russian forces sustain severe losses in battles with armed opposition fighters, commander reveals

    The Russian Federation's armed forces are enduring significant losses in the conflict with Russian armed opposition units, as reported by Caesar, the deputy commander for civil-military cooperation of the "Freedom of Russia" Legion, during a Ukrainian news broadcast.

    "The enemy is incurring massive losses: approximately 1,500 personnel, and dozens of pieces of equipment and weaponry," stated Caesar.

    He emphasized that the Russian military has been compelled to redeploy a variety of units, …

  • Intense fighting in Belgorod region sparks alarm among Russian war bloggers

    Growing anxiety is rippling through Russian war channels over the breakthrough into the Belgorod region by the Russian Volunteer Corps, the Freedom of Russia Legion, and the Siberian Battalion.

    There is a surge of complaints indicating that the region was experiencing very intense fighting.

    The Russian Telegram channel Svarschiki (the welders) reported that the border skirmishes in the Belgorod region were fiercely intense. The narratives from the Russian Ministry of Defense and pro- …

  • Russian armed opposition forces urge Belgorod residents to seek shelter ahead of strikes on city's military targets

    The Freedom of Russia Legion, Russian Volunteer Corps, and Siberian Battalion have issued an urgent statement to the residents of Russia's Belgorod, calling on civilians to immediately seek shelter in bomb shelters.

    The statement was released on the official Telegram channel of the Legion at 12:30 Kyiv time.

    Russian armed opposition forces warned that within the next hour, there will be significant unrest in Belgorod, with a planned concentrated strike on military targets associated with …

  • Russian armed opposition forces fighting on side of Ukraine claim Don Cossacks joined their ranks

    Russian Cossacks join the ranks of the Russian Volunteer Corps (RVC). A group of free Cossacks arrived from the Kuban and Don regions, according to a statement released by the RVC's press service on Telegram.

    "In keeping with tradition, whenever Russia falls under the rule of an anti-national regime, the Cossacks are historically among the first to take up arms. That is why today, Cossacks are fighting in the Russian Volunteer Corps," the statement reads.

    The Russian Cossacks have traveled …

  • Commander of Russian Volunteer Corps says Ukrainian military knew about planned attacks on Russia’s Bryansk region

    The founder and commander of the Russian Volunteer Corps Denis Kapustin, also known as Denis Nikitin, gave an interview to the newspaper Financial Times, revealing some details of the sortie.

    According to him, the group's entry into Russian territory was coordinated with the Ukrainian military.

    "How do you think I walked there in the darkness of the night? There are mined bridges, cameras, thermally guided drones, hidden observation posts. If it hadn't been agreed with everyone, I think we …

  • Russian Volunteer Corps takes responsibility for attacks on Bryansk and Kursk regions, calls on Russians to rise against Putin

    This morning, the authorities of the Russian Bryansk and Kursk regions , which are bordering Ukraine, reported shelling and fire fights in several settlements along the border.

    The governor of the Bryansk region, Alexander Bogomaz, said that a "Ukrainian sabotage and reconnaissance group" allegedly crossed into the region.

    He also reported a drone attack on the Klimovsky district, as a result of which a residential building in the village of Sushani caught fire.

    The shelling of the village …