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Putin: Families of Russian men being called to fight Ukraine war are being bribed with a SHEEP each

Lambs to the slaughter: Families of Russian men being called up to fight Putin’s Ukraine war are being bribed with a SHEEP each

  • Families of Russian men called to fight in the Ukraine war are being given sheep 
  • So far 91 rams have been handed over to wives and mother in Tuva republic
  • Families are also being gifted potatoes, flour, cabbage, coal and firewood 
  • The move follows protests by women against their men being sent to war 

Families of Russian men being called up to fight Putin’s Ukraine war are being bribed with a sheep each.

So far 91 live rams have been handed over to wives and mothers in mountainous Tuva republic, home region of Russian defence minister Sergei Shoigu.

More are due to be handed out as men are mobilised to fight in Ukraine some 3,200 miles away.

The move follows protests by women in Siberian region Tuva against their men being sent to war.

Families of Russian men being called up to fight Putin’s Ukraine war are being bribed with a sheep each

So far 91 live rams have been handed over to wives and mothers in mountainous Tuva republic, home region of Russian defence minister Sergei Shoigu

So far 91 live rams have been handed over to wives and mothers in mountainous Tuva republic, home region of Russian defence minister Sergei Shoigu

Pictures show large numbers of sheep in pick-up trucks as well as being take in or in, presumably to be gifted. 

The animals were distributed among residents of the districts Sut-Kholsky, Mongun-Tayginsky, Barun-Khemchiksky, Ulug-Khemsky, Chedi-Kholsky, Tes-Khemsky, Chaa-Kholsky and Dzun-Khemchiksky.

Families are now each gifted a sheep by the regional government, along with other items depending on where they live.  

Different districts are receiving sacks of potatoes, flour, cabbage, firewood and coal, alongside their sheep.

Pictures show large numbers of sheep in pick-up trucks as well as being take in or in, presumably to be gifted

Pictures show large numbers of sheep in pick-up trucks as well as being take in or in, presumably to be gifted

Different districts are receiving sacks of potatoes, flour, cabbage, firewood and coal, alongside their sheep

Different districts are receiving sacks of potatoes, flour, cabbage, firewood and coal, alongside their sheep

In addition, each family with children younger than 17 can receive 5,000 rouples (roughly £75). 

This follows Vladimir Putin’s brutal police in Tuva seen manhandling women protesters into cells-on-wheels after they protested about mobilisation of the region’s men.

A total of 27 women were detained, with violence used against the mother of a new-born baby girl.

One video showed two police officers holding a pram with a baby girl.

This follows Vladimir Putin's brutal police in Tuva seen manhandling women protesters into cells-on-wheels after they protested about mobilisation of the region's men

This follows Vladimir Putin’s brutal police in Tuva seen manhandling women protesters into cells-on-wheels after they protested about mobilisation of the region’s men

A total of 27 women were detained, with violence used against the mother of a newborn baby girl with one video showing two police officers holding a pram with a baby girl

A total of 27 women were detained, with violence used against the mother of a newborn baby girl with one video showing two police officers holding a pram with a baby girl

Women were heard yelling: ‘Let her go! Are you humans? Let her go!’

The protest here is significant.

Tuva is the home region of the Russian defence minister.

Sperm freezing frenzy as men called to fight in Putin’s Ukraine war plan for children in case they are killed

Russia is seeing a major rise in sperm freezing as men mobilised by Vladimir Putin plan for children if they are killed in Ukraine.

They are rushing to reproductive clinics before heading for the war zone.

Professor Igor Vinogradov, chief physician of the Scientific and Practical Centre for Reproduction in Moscow, said there had been a surge of new requests to store sperm by conscripted men.

Dmitry Mazurov, head of reproductive at UMMC-Health medical centre in Yekaterinburg, said the same trend was true outside the capital.

There were half a dozen clients a day compared with two or three a month in normal times, he said.

‘They call us and ask if it is possible to get emergency conservation in two hours, without preparation and examinations,’ he said.

‘We have already developed a system [for the mobilised men].’

A spokesman at St. Petersburg medical centre ICLINIC said they introduced a ten per cent discount for the men.

‘We have introduced a promotion in connection with recent events,’ he said.

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