Russia's mobile crematoriums used to 'incinerate dead and hide true losses’February 25, 2022
CHILLING photos reveal Russia's mobile crematoriums used to 'incinerate dead soldiers and hide true scale of Ukraine war’.
The terrifying trucks can reduce bodies to ashes on the roadside, making it even easier for Vladimir Putin to downplay the human cost of the conflict.
Shocking footage – originally shared in 2013 – disturbingly shows a circular chamber fitted into the back of the lorry.
Soldiers can then crank up the heat to scorching temperatures, in a bid to avoid mountains of bodies piling up in public view.
Russia have deployed the grim machinery alongside their usual military equipment for a number of years, but fears have now been raised they will become an all too familiar sight in Ukraine.
They are able to camouflage in amongst the fleet of tanks and trucks, while concealing their sinister secret in plain sight.
Defence Minister Ben Wallace told the Daily Telegraph: "If I was a soldier and knew that my generals had so little faith in me that they followed me around the battlefield with a mobile crematorium, or I was the mother or father of a son, potentially deployed into a combat zone, and my government thought that the way to cover up losses was a mobile crematorium, I’d be deeply, deeply worried.
"It’s a very chilling side effect of how the Russians view their forces."
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Wallace expects “to see some of the things they’ve done previously” and that the use of a mobile crematorium “probably says everything you need to know about the Russian regime,” according to the Telegraph.
In December last year, as tensions continued to bubble, Russia reportedly approved plans for "urgent mass graves" while fears of war grew.
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Russian news outlets said the burial sites were constructed as a priority after they allegedly appeared on leaked legal documents.
Ukraine claims to have killed 2,800 Russian troops, destroyed up to 80 tanks and annihilated over 500 varying armored combat vehicles.
Their forces have fought fiercely against Putin's men, ensuring their enemies made no meaningful gains in the first 36 hours.
Ukraine's Defense Ministry claims they have also wiped out 10 aircraft and 7 helicopters so far.
Although there are question marks over the accuracy of Kyiv's figures, they issued the bullish assessment amid fears that Kyiv could fall within 96 hours.
Dedicated troops foiled one of Putin's bizarre plots to take down the capital, by rumbling Russian soldiers who were wearing Ukrainian uniforms.
They reportedly killed numerous of Putin's men donning disguises on Thursday as they prepare for a bloody siege in the major city.
The ruse sparked concerns Russian special forces could be attempting to sow chaos and take out key officials – potentially President VolodymyrZelenskyy himself – to pave the way for the invasion.
Putin's objective is believed to be to seize Kyiv and oust Zelenskyy so he can install a compliant puppet regime.
Another triumph came for Ukraine when they "successfully" used British rockets to protect their homeland, before capturing a pair of sullen-looking Russian soldiers.
RUSSIAN'S COMING 'AT SPEED'
But citizens have been urged to take up arms, make up Molotov cocktail firebombs, and to use commercial drones to defend their homes.
Kyiv's deputy defence minister Anna Maliar said Russian forces had seized Ukrainian army trucks and uniforms earlier on Friday.
She said they were acting as an advanced guard for a larger convoy of Putin's forces heading "at speed" for Kyiv.
Thousands of Ukrainians are dashing to neighbouring countries after the Russians bombarded the capital city with a fresh attack overnight.
At least 100,000 Ukrainians have fled the country with many heading towards bordering Eastern European countries, such as Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, and Romania.
Shocking images showed hundreds of cars near the border with Poland as Ukrainians tried to flee as fast as possible.
An estimate of 190,000 Russian troops have been deployed in and around Ukraine as the invasion began in the early hours of Thursday.
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