May 13, 2022

Putin Promises Aid to Families


Putin Promises Aid to Families
An anti-war sign used during the Russian invasion on Ukraine. Pexels, Sima Ghaffarzadeh

At Moscow's May 9 Victory Day parade, President Vladimir Putin spoke about military families' losses.

He said the death of a soldier always causes pain, and that soldiers' families will receive support and care. Specifically, Putin addressed the children of fallen soldiers. The decree will give them quota-based access to higher education, and they will not need to take university entrance exams.

According to official data, as of May 6, 2022, 2,120 Russian soldiers have been killed in Ukraine.

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