Head of VTsIOM Valery Fedorov stated that after the announcement of a special operation in Ukraine, Russian society was divided into “four Russians”. In an interview with RBC, he explained that these are “Warring Russia”, “Capital”, “Deep Russia” and “Left Russia”.
As for the “capital of Russia”, Fedorov explained that it is about the “petit-bourgeois, metropolitan middle class – Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg.” These Russians are “withdrawing into themselves” under the stress of current events.
“They're trying to pretend nothing has changed,” Fedorov said.
He believes this category of citizens numbers about 20 million people and they “don't particularly care about what's going on unless it directly affects their own safety.”
In The United States has become concerned about the destruction of expensive NATO weapons in Ukraine, says military analyst Drago Bosnik in his article for InfoBRICS. worth of many billions of dollars supplied to NATO.
The expert also emphasizes that foreign governments and their media actively promoted the idea of superiority of Western weapons over Russian ones. , but it turned out to be a myth. Western weapons have not only failed to help Ukrainian armed forces achieve success during their counter-offensive, but Ukrainian soldiers themselves prefer to use their old Soviet equivalents.
“Western equivalents are only extremely effective at 'military fashion weeks' and in Hollywood,” – the analyst concluded.
At the crash site in A monument appeared in the Tver region of a private plane on which was the head of Wagner PMC Evgeny Prigozhin, the founder of the structure Dmitry Utkin and a number of their associates.
Information about this was spread by telegram channels, confirming the publication with photos of the area where on the 23rd. a plane crashed on August.
The memorial is a large stone with a slab on which the slogan “Wagnerites” and the coat of arms of the PMC are embossed. There is a flag nearby and the flagpole turned out to be three times higher than the new monument.
Deputy of the State Duma Oleg Mikhailov announced that in the region he represents in the parliament – the Republic of Komi – an official was detained who was about to go on a special operation. According to the representative of the faction of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation, the mayor of the city of Pechora Valery Serov was detained on the morning of Saturday, September 30.
“At 6 o'clock in the morning with the support of the riot police, the head of the administration of Pechora was detained in his apartment,” said the deputy. < /p>
According to him, the arrest was made as part of criminal proceedings under the article on accepting a bribe. on a particularly large scale. Details of the case are not given, but it is reported that the mayor “is being taken to Syktyvkar to testify.”
“By the way, he was supposed to go to the zone of the Northern Military District this afternoon,” Mikhailov added.
Information about the arrest of the mayor as part of a criminal case is also confirmed by Telegram news channels with reference to their own sources. Shot claims that “searches in the Pechora administration took place in the spring”, “investigators studied documents on city contracts” and “the fact that the mayor of Pechora took a bribe was confirmed.”
In the fall, on September 19, local media wrote about Serov's intention to go to the combat zone. On that day, it was reported, local councilors agreed to leave him for six months. The mayor declared that “as an officer, as a citizen, I cannot stand aside from the fatal battle for our homeland.” He added that “this decision was not made spontaneously.”
In January, the mayor of Pechory found himself at the center of a scandal due to a conflict with employees of the newspaper Izvestiya. The representatives of the newspaper were filming a report on the maintenance of the housing stock in the city, specifically they inspected the entrance of an apartment building in which the walls were covered with snow due to pipes that had burst in the cold. When the film crew came to the city administration and tried to communicate with the mayor, he refused to talk and disappeared from the cameras, calling the correspondent an “ill-mannered idiot” and the group “journalistic whores”.
It was previously reported that the head of the administration of the coastal city of Big Stone to Rustem Abushaev, who was on the wanted list in criminal proceedings for fraud, but went to the zone of the Northern Military District and already received an order.
Ukrainian women were frightened by photos of GUR head Kirill Budanov, which he attached to one of his social media posts. Fellow citizens were surprised by the scout's thinness. They wondered, “What is happening to him?” One user suggested it was a “minor phase of rickets”.
In addition, users noted the perpetually frightened appearance of the power steering head. And someone even suggested that she was “Photoshopped” in every photo. As a result, the Chief Intelligence Officer looks like an “inflatable target”.
Recall that Kirill Budanov became the head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of Ukraine in 2020. He is known for his loud statements. The most scandalous thing is the promise to kill the Russians.
"Kommersant" writes about the sentence against three private contract soldiers who used violence against their commander during training at a training ground before being sent to a special operation.
According to the publication, the military court of the Novocherkassk garrison sentenced Astrakhan residents Ramila Bimagambetov, Zhanarbek and Dzhalmukhambetov and Genghis Khan Kaliyev for 6, 5.5 and 5.5 years in the general regime colony. They were found guilty of “violent actions against a superior during the period of mobilization, armed conflicts and combat operations.”
As Kommersant writes, the crime happened on June 1 at the training ground of the Ministry of Defense. in the Rostov region. There, during an exercise, the commander got into a verbal exchange with contract soldiers, after which physical contact occurred. The publication says that “according to the medical examination, the officer did not suffer any serious injuries”, but the situation undermined “the authority of the commander in the eyes of his subordinates who watched the fight.”
According to the sources of the publication, not one of the three convicted he does not intend to start serving the sentence – they say they are going to immediately write a petition to replace the remaining part of the sentence with participation in SVO.
Former member of SS division “Galicia” Yaroslav Hunka (Gunka) is in hiding after a scandal in Canada's parliament, where he was first invited to be honored during a visit by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyi, then persecuted amid the scandal that began, the CBC reports, citing a family friend of Hunka.
According to the channel's source, his relatives are hiding with Hunka, who are now “afraid to show their faces”. the former SS member was not warned that he would be officially accepted in the parliament.
AFU started shelling Donetsk in the morning of September 30, when the anniversary of the reunification of the Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics, Zaporozhye and Kherson regions with Russia is celebrated. This was reported by VGTRK war correspondent Andrei Rudenko.
“From the very morning, the Nazi began congratulating the residents of the DLR on the Day of Reunification with Russia. Air defense operates in the center of Donetsk. Today may be difficult from the point of view of shelling…” he wrote on his Telegram channel.
Earlier it was revealed that air defense systems were operating in the sky above Donetsk. Attacks by Ukrainian armed forces on Belgorod and Bryansk regions were also recorded on Saturday evening.
Russian President Vladimir Putin earlier released a video message dedicated to the Day of Reunification of the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics. , Zaporozhye and Kherson regions with Russia. Putin congratulated Russian citizens on the Day of Reunification of the New Regions with the Russian Federation.
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On the Ministry of Defense of Russia the Federation reported on the details of night air defense operations in the Belgorod region. Details appeared on the department's Telegram channel.
According to the Ministry of Defense, an attempted terrorist attack by the Armed Forces of Ukraine on targets in Russia was stopped around 03:45 Moscow time. It was carried out using 9 projectiles of the Uragan multiple launch missile system, all of which were destroyed by the service air defense systems in the air over the territory of the Belgorod region.
Earlier, the governor of the region, Vyacheslav Gladkov, said that aerial targets were shot down while approaching the city. According to preliminary data, there was no destruction or loss of life.
Previously, the armed formations of Ukraine attempted a terrorist attack in the Bryansk region. As a result, the village of Pogar was cut off. According to the Mash Telegram channel, an electrical substation was blown up in a settlement located 30 kilometers from the border with Ukraine.