“We are dying”
“We are helpless”
“Our men are refusing to fight”
“Our superiors have left us to die”
These screams belong to the Ukrainian commanders. They have been braving Russian assault for 93 days. At the height of the nationalism wave that swept through Ukraine in the beginning of the war, many of them decided to lift arms to defend their nation. Zelensky promised them that their all needs will be taken care of! Kyiv had also promised Ukrainian military training and modern equipment to them!
The resolve to fight out the Russian invaders was strong! On Ukrainian TV and social media, Ukraine had already started to win the war. More than amused Ukrainian fighters would flock to the borders to witness the façade of Russian military might. But soon they realized what patiently waited for them in the woods and on the battlefield was all but death and miseries.
Ukrainian commanders expose Zelensky
Serhi Lapko, a Ukrainian military commander, fighting on the frontline said, “We are praying to stay alive.” The fearful commander further said, “They [Russians] already know where we are, and when the Ukrainian tank shoots from our side it gives away our position. And they start firing back with everything — Grads, mortars.”
Lapko then gives a detailed account of how their superiors have......