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“I remember gummies”.Pro-Kremlin blogger downplays mobilization by comparing conscripts to candy

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Using the hashtag #DontPanic, pro-Kremlin bloggers began comparing conscripted soldiers to French fries and gummies on social media. post About how “small” the scale of mobilization in the country really is.

Independent Russian outlet Mediazona found At least 3 of these posts. In it, a blogger from the city of Khabarovsk in the Far East called on the man to behave calmly, saying that he was conscripted by 300,000 people, or only 1 percent of his 25 million, who make up Russia’s “total mobilization base”. Reminded me that I wasn’t planning on doing it.These numbers are Given the Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said shortly after Putin announced the mobilization on September 21:

Influencers liken future soldiers to 1 percent of French fries orders, 1 percent of gummy bags, or 1 percent of women’s makeup bags. “Only one percent, my friend!” I have written one woman. “Remember the gummies.”

However, none of the bloggers offered advice to those who had already been drafted.



https://meduza.io/en/feature/2022/09/23/remember-the-gummies “I remember gummies”.Pro-Kremlin blogger downplays mobilization by comparing conscripts to candy

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