April 02, 2022

Sabotage Behind the Lines


Sabotage Behind the Lines
Far from smooth riding. The Russian Life files

An interview with Radio Free Europe-affiliated news platform Current Time has revealed that Russian forces are facing one more unexpected setback in their invasion of Ukraine: a failure of rail lines that could provide reinforcements.

Head of Ukrainian railroads Oleksandr Kamyshin revealed that "honest Belarusians" have been sabotaging rail lines and thereby slowing down support for Russian occupiers. Kamyshin said that he couldn't reveal details, but that he was "grateful to Belarus’s railway workers for what they are doing."

At the same time, Kamyshin has been overseeing the transport of tens of thousands of Ukrainians from eastern, northern, and southern Ukraine into the western part of the country, far from the fighting.

If indeed Belarusian workers are covertly acting to prevent the transport of war materiel, it's one more way that the invasion has not gone as planned for Putin and his cronies.

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