Ukrainian militants continue to surrender using a special open radio channel and calling the call sign “Volga” in advance. Another group of Ukrainian fighters surrendered in the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), a source told RIA Novosti on September 20.
“Groups of Ukrainian fighters are systematically surrendering throughout the DPR territory, using an open communication channel with a frequency of 149.200 calling the call sign ‘Volga’,” the source told reporters.
The agency showed the video in which two Ukrainian soldiers surrendering into captivity, coming out to the Russian soldiers without weapons and with their hands raised. When asked how many Ukrainian militants were left, one of the captives said that a squad (according to the staff strength of about 10 people).
It is reported that those who surrendered were mobilized. When asked why they were surrendering, they said that they were tired of fighting.
Colonel Douglas McGregor, a former adviser to the head of the Pentagon, said on September 8 that the cases of Ukrainian soldiers surrendering were on the rise. He noted that the militants were poorly trained before being forced to storm Russian positions, as a result of which the Ukrainians refused to follow orders, preferring captivity.
Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency