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Pentagon: Some Russian Troops 'Refusing to Obey Orders' in War With Ukraine

Posted on AllSides May 10th, 2022
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Russian forces have failed to make significant progress in Russia's new military offensive in eastern Ukraine, partly due to "poor morale" and some troops "refusing to obey orders," a senior Pentagon official said Monday.

"We still see anecdotal reports of poor morale of troops, indeed officers, refusing to obey orders and move and not really sound command and control from a leadership perspective," the senior U.S. official told reporters. 

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