Russia-Ukraine was the latest update – The Washington Post

At the beginning of the mobilization in Russia, sold-out flights, protests and arrests: Within hours of Putin’s speech declaring a partial military mobilization, men across Russia began receiving written notices and phone calls calling them on duty, writes Post reporter Mary Ilyushina. Some men, mostly reservists under the age of 35, spoke with Ilyushina on condition of anonymity after receiving the calls they feared for months.

Meanwhile, Google’s search trends showed a spike in queries such as “How to leave Russia” and even “How to break an arm at home”, as protests erupted in some cities and an online petition against the mobilization, launched. last spring, it suddenly had over 292,000 signatures.