Dozens of mobilised Russian troops brawl in street after getting drunk on vodka as ‘they face doom’

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Dozens of mobilised Russian troops brawl in the street after getting drunk on vodka because ‘they face doom’ at Ukraine frontline

  • Video shows dozens of ‘drunk’ Russian mobilised troops brawl after vodka binge
  • Bloody fight in Omsk, Siberia, left one man with a suspected severe head injury 
  • Latest case of indiscipline among troops ‘facing doom’ waiting to go to Ukraine
  • Soldiers claim to be treated like ‘pigs’ and that they are ‘cheated’ over payments
  • Another video shows a Russian tank receiving a direct hit by a Ukrainian missile 

A video shows dozens of ‘drunk’ Russian mobilised troops in a brawl in the latest case of major indiscipline among Vladimir Putin‘s draftees.

The bloody fight in Omsk left one man with a suspected severe head injury.

The conscripts went on a vodka binge as they wait to be sent to the frontline in Ukraine.

Alcohol, idleness and the doom they face are all factors that push the mobilised into anti-social behaviour,’ said anti-war Omsk_ogo Telegram channel.

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Police were seen intervening in the fight at Leninisky market – near a major training base – seeking to restore order.

The ugly brawl follows multiple mutinies in recent days with Russian men refusing to be sent to the front or protesting about being ‘cheated’ over payments.

In one last week, 2,500 mobilised Russian men in Kazan faced down a ‘drunk’ general in a protest over their training camp conditions and rusty weapons.

The men claimed they were being treated like ‘pigs’.

Dozens of mobilised Russian troops brawl in street after getting drunk on vodka as ‘they face doom’

The bloody fight in Omsk left one man with a suspected severe head injury

Stills from a video which shows dozens of ‘drunk’ Russian mobilised troops in a brawl in the latest case of major indiscipline among Vladimir Putin’s draftees

‘The general was kicked out of here – the brute arrived drunk and [making complaints about our behaviour],’ said one conscript.

‘We have rusty machine guns from the 1970s that are not [tested], it is dangerous to shoot with them.

A day earlier it was revealed that 39 men from the 252nd motorised rifle regiment had walked off the frontline in Ukraine’s Russian-occupied Luhansk region and demanded to go back to Russia.

They were left alone at the front, abandoned by their commanders, said a source.

‘For several days they hid from shelling, some were seriously wounded, others were killed,’ she said.

‘Our men ran out of provisions and water, there was no ammunition.

The ugly brawl follows multiple mutinies in recent days with Russian men refusing to be sent to the front or protesting about being 'cheated' over payments

The ugly brawl follows multiple mutinies in recent days with Russian men refusing to be sent to the front or protesting about being ‘cheated’ over payments

‘They ate what they could find, and drank from a puddle.

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‘Nothing was brought to them, they were simply sent to their deaths.

Separately, enlisted troops from the Chuvashia republic refused to leave their training base for the front because they claimed they were cheated by Russian officials over payments.

Riot police were called to a barracks in Ulyanovsk to quell the uprising.

‘It’s clear – we were f***ing fooled,’ said a mutineer.

It comes as Russian efforts to make ground and hold onto parts of Eastern Ukraine continue to be repelled by the Ukrainian military.

Dramatic footage shows the moment a Russian tank received a direct hit from a Ukrainian anti-tank missile as it moved through Donetsk Oblast.

The Ukrainian armed forces claim to have repelled 14 attacks in Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia in the last 24 hours.

Dramatic footage shows the moment a Russian tank received a direct hit from a Ukrainian anti-tank missile as it moved through Donetsk Oblast

Dramatic footage shows the moment a Russian tank received a direct hit from a Ukrainian anti-tank missile as it moved through Donetsk Oblast

The Ukrainian armed forces claim to have repelled 14 attacks in Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia in the last 24 hours

The Ukrainian armed forces claim to have repelled 14 attacks in Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk and Zaporizhzhia in the last 24 hours

Meanwhile, Ukraine said that 35 Ukrainian settlements in Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, Kherson, and Mykolaiv were struck by the enemy.

In a statement on Friday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said: ‘The most fierce fighting throughout this week has been concentrated in Donbas near the cities of Bakhmut and Soledar. We are holding our positions.

‘On these and some other fronts in the Donetsk region, the Russian army has lost so many lives of its citizens and so much ammunition that it probably surpasses the losses in the First and Second Chechen Wars combined. But the real level of the losses of Russia is being hidden from Russian society.’

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