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"They were furious": the Russian soldiers refusing to fight in Ukraine

(12.05.2022) Troops are saying no to officers, knowing that punishment is light while Russia is not technically at war.

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Resolution of German parliament raises hopes for Russian deserters that will not be fulfilled

(29.04.2022) The current restrictive recognition practice of German authorities for deserters prevents them from receiving protection here. In order for the resolution of German parliament of April 28, 2022, to take effect, the Federal Ministry of the Interior and the BAMF must now immediately change their practices, PRO ASYL and Connection e.V. demand.

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Stop the war! Support deserters and conscientious objectors from Russia, Belarus and Ukraine

(11.05.2022) The German-based organization Connection e.V., along with other groups and organizations internationally, launched a campaign to support those who oppose, desert or refuse to go to war. Rudi Friedrich tells on this campaign here to the U.S. organization Courage to Resist.

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Information for dissatisfied soldiers from Russia

Ever thought about it?

Why should I fight in a country that didn’t attack Russia? 

Why am I fighting people related to my family? 

Why do we have to shoot at civilians?

Here you will find advice on what you and your family can do.

Ever thought about it?

Why should I fight in a country that didn’t attack Russia?

Why am I fighting people related to my family?

Why do we have to shoot at civilians?

Here are some advice on what you and your family can do.