A Russian man opened fire at a military recruiting station in Siberia
Russian military recruits Oath of Recruit. Mil.ru, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Russian Recruitment Centers Attacked Amid Mobilization Pushback

In Wall St. Journal by Newswire.news


Tensions grew in Russia over mobilization for the war in Ukraine as two military-recruitment centers came under attack and lines developed at the border with draft-age men seeking to leave the country.

According to the Wall Street Journal, a Russian man opened fire at a military recruiting station in Siberia. The shooting, which occurred hours after another Russian man rammed his car into another recruitment center and set it on fire with Molotov cocktails, critically wounded the station commander commander. The man died on scene from a self inflicted gunshot wound.

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