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Russians flee by boat to Alaska after Putin’s military mobilization
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Russians flee by boat to Alaska after Putin’s military mobilization

Two Russian nationals fleeing President Vladimir Putin’s call-up of military reservists landed by boat on a remote Alaskan island in the Bering Sea and are seeking asylum in the United States, the state’s two senators and U.S. government officials said Thursday. The unusual incident highlights the lengths some Russians have gone to avoid a mobilization...

Russia Touts Rapid Mobilization but Faces Dilemma as Ukrainians Advance
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Russia Touts Rapid Mobilization but Faces Dilemma as Ukrainians Advance

Russia’s defense minister said 200,000 men had entered the army as part of a mobilization drive that began last month as the rapid advance of Ukrainian forces into Russian-occupied territories outpaces Moscow’s ability to pour in reinforcements. The suggestion that Russia is already two-thirds of the way toward the target the minister, Sergei Shoigu, announced...

Russia: Alarm over arrests of military mobilization protesters |
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Russia: Alarm over arrests of military mobilization protesters |

Arrests have happened in various parts of the country, OHCHR spokesperson Ravina Shamdasani told journalists in Geneva, during a routine briefing. In the Dagestan capital Makhachkala, protests reportedly continued for a second day on Monday, with hundreds of people taking to the streets and clashing with police officers, resulting in dozens of arrests. “We stress...

Russia mobilization sparks line at Georgia border, satellite photos show
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Russia mobilization sparks line at Georgia border, satellite photos show

A traffic jam at Russia’s border with Georgia has stretched for nearly 10 miles after President Vladimir Putin’s partial military mobilization order, satellite images show. The line of cars and trucks trying to leave formed at a crossing point on the Russian side of the border, according to U.S.-based firm Maxar Technologies, which released the...

Complaints about Russia’s chaotic mobilization grow
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Complaints about Russia’s chaotic mobilization grow

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The strongly pro-Kremlin editor of Russia’s state-run RT news channel expressed anger on Saturday that enlistment officers were sending call-up papers to the wrong men, as frustration about a military mobilisation grew. Wednesday’s announcement of Russia’s first public mobilisation since World War Two, to shore up its...

Russian police arrest hundreds in protests over Putin’s military mobilization order
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Russian police arrest hundreds in protests over Putin’s military mobilization order

Russian police moved quickly Saturday to disperse peaceful protests against President Vladimir Putin’s military mobilization order, arresting hundreds, including some children, in several cities across the vast country. Police detained more than 700 people, including over 300 in Moscow and nearly 150 in St. Petersburg, according to OVD-Info, an independent website that monitors political arrests...