New pictures have emerged showing Russian conscripts who are believed to have died on the Moskva warship despite Vladimir Putin declaring that anyone serving under compulsory service would not be sent to war.
The young naval sailors, many of whom are 19-years-old, are missing and presumed dead after being on board the stricken flagship when it was hit by two Ukrainian missiles in the Black Sea.
Now their parents are demanding retribution for the ‘war crime’ and punishment for the ‘scumbags’ who sent them to their deaths in one of the biggest displays of Russian outrage at Vladimir Putin’s war seen so far.
On March 8, Putin specifically assured Russian mothers that he will not send conscripts or reservists to fight in Ukraine and that only ‘professional’ soldiers were taking part in the conflict.
But Naval chief Nikolay Yevmenov, 60, admitted at the weekend that there had been conscripts on board the stricken Moskva flagship which sunk to the bottom of the Black Sea and now pictures…