• Putin accused of staging event with handpicked relatives of Russian soldiers, as Kremlin attempts to quell anger over Ukraine war

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Russian President Vladimir Putin in Yerevan, Armenia, on November 23, 2022. Contributor/Getty Images
    Putin is expected to meet with families of Russian soldiers to quell their fears over the war.
    But many believe the Kremlin is handpicking relatives to avoid confrontation, The Guardian reported.
    The meeting comes as families of drafted Russian soldiers are growing more critical of the war.
    Two months after the Kremlin ordered a partial mobilization of Russia's reservist troops, President Vladimir Putin is set to meet with mothers and wives of men who were drafted, the Kremlin said on...
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