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  • Ukrainian Intelligence : Thousands of Russian soldiers seek surrender to Ukraine

    More than 25,000 Russian citizens, predominantly soldiers, have reached out to the Ukrainian initiative "I want to live" in its first year of existence, said the spokesperson of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry (GUR), Andriy Yusov.

    According to Yusov, the government initiative "I want to live", created by the Coordinating Headquarters for the Treatment of Prisoners of War (POWs), has received nearly 25,000 applications from Russians in almost a year. These …

  • Savchenko's lawyer: The number of Russian servicemen held in Ukraine is more than reported

    Nadiya Savchenko’s lawyer Ilya Novikov stated in an interview with the 5th Channel that there are other Russian servicemen, in addition to Evgeny Yerofeev and Alexander Alexandrov, who were detained by the Ukrainian side during hostilities in the Donbas. However, this information wasn't disclosed by the Ukrainian authorities.

    According to Novikov, it would be better for Ukraine to reveal this information to the public because it would increase pressure on the President of Russia, Vladimir …