Russians fear as Ukraine continues its march
Russian citizens are questioning Putin’s actions in Ukraine as Zelensky’s forces move closer to the Russian border.
A Russian in a town on the border between Russia and Ukraine wrote on the Facebook page of local governor Vyacheslav Gladkov: “I ask again: where is our army, the army that should protect us?
“We are on the border; they are shooting at us so we need an army and protection. Who will wake the president?”
One terrified woman told the New York Times, “It’s like they’re already there.”
These fears arise as Ukraine continues its decisive counter-offensive in the Kharkiv region.
While it is extremely unlikely that Ukraine will invade Russia, these fears reflect the growing dissension among the Russian people.
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