Riot in Western Ukraine against army mobilization

“Let the children of officials, judges and prosecutors go to the front, then ours will go”. Residents of several villages in Ivano-Frankivsk region first held a rally before regional administration against mobilization. Then, on 22 July broke in the local military registration building and set ablaze all the papers and documents about mobilization. 

According to ZIK.UA,  on July 22, in the town of Bogorodchany in Ivano-Frankivsk region, near the presidential residence in Huta, the inhabitants of several Carpathian towns and villages “first picketed the first office building RDA and District Council, and later broke into the military registration office where burnt documents related to mobilization.

A separate report in Vesti quoted the relatives of the soldiers saying their sons were being used as “cannon fodder”: “Let the children of officials, judges and prosecutors go to the front, and then we will go.”

The newspaper also reported there had been other protests in Yaremcha, in Ivano-Frankivsk region, and Sambor in Lviv region.

A video published by 112.ua showed soldiers’ relatives blocking the road demanding the return of the soldiers and protesting against their officers in Obukhivs’kyi district, near Kyiv, on July 25.

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