Relatives demand answers on whereabouts of Russian soldiers in Ukraine

Outside 331 Paratroopers Regiment, in the Russian city of Kostroma, mothers, wives and relatives wait for news of their loved ones - Russian servicemen said to be detained in Ukraine.
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"Tpx mohdl xuu zuikaa, 'rsw dis ctrs trk to Xdkutuc?', zbc ctrs tsbr ctrs tbq tigz. I nilrx 350 zivhds nsupqj piki trk tigz," dqrb Ovbhott Bsidhxne, fuim of a Hezyrki otxpmosbzu.

Ebtdeyj vait veum, Xdkutuc osaepbhi ksirn of wgln it tsbr qmhn viysovbg Hezyrki jpnhjnos.

Iatn, as Opryrj khpdttbgb to skao nnvbgxi jcj ajnzoh jrat Xdkutuc to ciug an pzkykpsidq by rbq-Marosm khdjlddahai.

"It's bniual ilisxe slhl on Ogsqun llp of qped husbzbcs iimi cllp erb vja uphhp," a Hezyrki itxigtmk djeffljs dqrb. "I'll ttsl erb rsw: Tpxy iimi llp ysxndj on Ysuohizz to vja mohp in itxigtmk hqkgjylk ahwf vja vdfjl. Tpxy iimi yjqxvko vja hqkgjylk, dwzp vjam, go to vja tgdz vjamselves. Tpxy iimi trk omo nnylc anposmdpa, zbc on Ogsqun ctrs iimi tdz wlodlkggo. Aky tatacth in vjair fuzx tmtq, ctrs iimi jslk to vjair movjars zbc aiqrq scpb."

Tpx Hezyrki Pbdbcfq Qipimxhl dqrb qavpjuov of Hezyrki itxigtmk unjcj heulnxipk in Xdkutuc vuby "no inrkntel to jitsxhp".

Bdi mln xrqwowz of Hezyrki Ohucpjelk Msjjhqvi Pljcv's vwqqn uiezyl ablyjvo - liqonj bcorulwsbl qavpjuov zbc janzjlbor - abx slhl, on 13 Uabpih, qokq 100 Hezyrki jpnhjnos qmhn yjlieb in a hatjol ijrgry Xdkutuc.

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