Servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine shared a video in which they complain about their comrades who do not care about the lives of Ukrainian soldiers and try to take as much loot as possible from villages destroyed by the war.
The soldiers on the video claim:
I’m shooting a video. That’s how we’re going to withdraw. The car has to be loaded with ammunition, and there’s a bunch of fucking stuff. Goddamn it. Fuck, this was looted. Well, they are not morons?! There is no place for people. Fuck. There are no places for people, no equipment, no cars. Absolutely no fucking cars at all. What the fuck is that?!
More videos from the war-torn regions confirmed that Ukrainian servicemen are robbing apartments of civilians:
Another video was made in the city of Severodonetsk before the Russian military entered its outskirts. The local citizen complained that Ukrainian militants robbed the local shops and took cars, appliances from civilians. LINK
Since the beginning of Russian military operations in Ukraine, one of the main topics of Ukrainian propaganda against the Russian military has been accusing them of “stealing washing machines” from Ukrainians. Some Ukrainians are even convinced that the main purpose of the Russian military operation was to steal household appliances from civilians.
It should not be excluded that military personnel from both sides may take the necessary equipment from local residents for their needs. However, it should be borne in mind that Russian military personnel are deployed on hostile territory and conduct offensive operations. Thus, they are probably less interested in stealing and bothering with transfer of Ukrainian “washing machines”, but they are more interested in military trophies. At the same time, the military personnel of the AFU retreat from their combat positions on the territory of their own country and have the opportunity to choose what to take with them. In this case, suffering losses and unwilling to continue fighting, they prefer to leave their military equipment on the spot and take with them as many goods as possible to sell them and earn money.
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