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Moscow’s Ukrainian war again filling Russian streets with invalids

A one-armed Russian veteran of the Kremlin's invasion into Ukraine panhandling in a Moscow metro station. His sign says: "Help please on a prosthetic." (Image: Erich Hartmann on YouTube)A one-armed Russian veteran of the Kremlin’s invasion into Ukraine panhandling in a Moscow metro station. His sign says: Help please on a prosthetic.” (Image: Erich Hartmann on YouTube) Moscow may be able to disown two of its soldiers who fought in its war in Ukraine, and it may even be able to convince many Russians and the gullible in the West that doing so is somehow appropriate. But as in Soviet times, it won’t be able to hide one of the most serious costs that aggression: the increasing number of war invalids on Russian streets.

Almost 30 years ago and in response to the outrageous claims of Russian officials Continue reading