To Russian Officers – From a Ukrainian Officer
Source: Blog at Echo Moskvy
Translated by Voices of Ukraine
Long ago, back in 1988, I took an Oath to serve the Soviet People.
My grandfather and father were officers – one in the Red Army, the other in the Soviet Army.
Today, I’m a Ukrainian officer who took an Oath to serve the Ukrainian People. My tag bears my ID number, and above it, the letters still say ‘USSR Internal Troops’. I didn’t change my ID number, and I will keep it as long as I live.
Today, I am talking to you, senior officers of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, who have the right to send other people’s sons to die, while you remain in relative safety.
We, the Ukrainian people, are going through difficult and hungry times now, as we are recovering from the revolution while economic…
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