Complaints about chaotic mobilization are growing in Russia

LONDON (Reuters) – The editor-in-chief of Russia’s state-run news channel, RT, is fiercely loyal to the Kremlin, expressing anger on Saturday that recruiting officers are sending summons papers to unsuitable men as frustration grows with the military mobilization across Russia. Wednesday’s announcement of Russia’s first general mobilization since World War II, to bolster its faltering … Read more

Finland considers banning Russians as cross-border traffic grows

Register now to get free unlimited access to Register VALIMA, Finland (Reuters) – Finland said on Thursday it was considering barring most Russians from entering the country as cross-border traffic from its eastern neighbor “intensified” after President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial military mobilization. Finnish land border crossings remained among the few entry points … Read more