The mobilization order from Vladimir Putin did not go over well with Russian citizens.
Immediately after Putin made the announcement, protests erupted around the country.
Another man took it a bit further, choosing to shoot his draft officer rather than fight Putin’s war.
Life in prison or die in Ukraine…
Those are the options this man weighed and he chose the former.
Video inside the draft office shows 25-year-old Ruslan Zinin approach the draft officer and open fire.
The other men in the office scrambled for their lives, fearing that he would open fire on them all.
Mobilized man killed a drafting office commander in Ust-Ilimsk, Irkutsk region, Russia.
Alexandr Yeliseev, the commander, was shot four times almost point blank.
The murderer is Ruslan Zinin, born in 1997, "partially mobilized". He decided jail is better than death in Ukraine. pic.twitter.com/s0IvHJZJBO
— Anton Gerashchenko (@Gerashchenko_en) September 26, 2022
After the shooting, Irkutsk governor Igor Kobzev stated, “I am ashamed that this is happening at a time when, on the contrary, we should be united. We must not fight with each but against real threats.”
More than two dozen protests have erupted around the country, with more than 1,400 arrests on the first day alone.
Source: New York Post