Ukrainian kids from occupied Melitopol indoctrinated and enlisted in Russia’s ‘Youth Army’
The current regime in Russia devotes huge effort and means to trying to convince Ukrainian children that they must wish to fight and ‘defend’ the aggressor state.
Invaders threaten to take children away if parents don’t send them to be indoctrinated ‘to love Russia’
Russia is speeding up attempts to impose ‘education’ according to a Russian curriculum and Russian narrative about its war against Ukraine by 1 September
Russia moves to eradicate Ukraine from schools in occupied Mariupol, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia
Russia is eager to instil so-called ‘Russian standards’, including Russia’s lies about its war against Ukraine, and is having difficulty finding local teachers willing to collaborate with them.
Teachers in occupied Kherson refuse to collaborate with Russian occupiers
Russian attempts to foist their educational program on occupied Kherson oblast schools have encountered resistance with virtually none of the school directors willing to collaborate
Crimean Tatar political prisoner’s child told by Russian officer that they’ll come back for him – and they have
Amar was just 14 when the Russian FSB came for his father, Tofik Abdulgaziev, and 22 other Crimean Tatar civic journalists or activists
29 thousand Crimean ‘Youth Army’ recruits taught to hate Ukraine and be ready to die for Russia
While these children will not participate in any military action that Russia may now be planning against Ukraine, they are taught how to use firearms, and indoctrinated with the aggressor state’s propaganda regarding ‘patriotism’ and ‘the enemy’
Children taught Russian World propaganda and to view Ukraine as the enemy in occupied Donbas
Children beginning school for the first time in the Russian proxy ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [‘DPR’] are to receive an ‘Alphabet of Donbas’ where ‘R’ represents ‘the Motherland’ [‘rodina’] which is presented as being Russia
Only 0.09% of schoolkids study in Ukrainian in Russian-occupied Crimea despite Hague Court order
Instead of complying with the International Court of Justice and ending its discrimination of both ethnic Ukrainians and Crimean Tatars, Russia opted for pretence and doctored statistics.
‘Military-patriotic centre’ to teach Crimean children to want to fight for the Russian occupiers
An ‘Avangard military-patriotic educational centre’ is to be built in Russian-occupied Crimea with children learning all kinds of military skills, as well as highly distorted views of history, war and what ‘patriotism’ entails
From armed terror to cruel torment of the children of Crimean Tatar political prisoners
A regime that terrorises children with masked men brandishing machine guns has decided that the children’s mental state will be damaged by the one chance they have to see their political prisoner fathers – in court
Donetsk children taught to glorify Russian Donbas mercenary likely killed on Kremlin orders
Russia is spending vast amounts of money on propaganda and militarization in occupied Donbas, aimed at instilling it’s Russian Donbas narrative and bringing up Ukrainian children to hate Ukraine
Kremlin’s proxy ‘republics’ launch mass ‘Russian Donbas’ propaganda campaign
The self-proclaimed and Russian-controlled ‘Donetsk and Luhansk people’s republics’ [DPR/LPR] have presented a so-called ‘Russian Donbas’ doctrine which openly speaks of establishing control over all of the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts.
Russia indoctrinates children to want ‘to defend’ occupied Crimea against Ukraine
If Russia’s frightening militarization of childhood at home is aimed at getting young people to love and want to ‘defend’ their country, in occupied Crimea, Russia also wants children to hate Ukraine
Moscow’s proxy ‘republics’ announce that Donbas is and always was ‘Russian’
Russian-installed ‘leaders’ of the self-proclaimed ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [‘DPR’] have begun trumpeting a new ‘Russian Donbas doctrine’ pushing the idea that Donbas was created by Russians and has always been Russian
Crimean children taught that Russia didn’t invade Crimea and that Ukraine was an accident
Almost seven years after Russian soldiers seized control of Crimea and the world had to resurrect the term annexation, last used about Adolf Hitler, in response, Crimean children are learning quite a different version of history.
Russia instils ‘patriotism’ in occupied Crimea with automatic rifles and propaganda
Air pistols; automatic rifles; sniper and air rifles have been purchased for the Artek children’s camp in occupied Crimea, with this Russia’s latest criminal use of weapons to attract Crimean children to the occupiers’ army and to inculcate a war-focused notion of ‘patriotism’
140 Crimeans sentenced for refusing to serve in the Russian occupiers’ army
26-year-old Alim cannot return to his family in Russian-occupied Crimea because he is unwilling to do military service and swear allegiance to the aggressor state
Ukraine sabotages reintegration chances for students from occupied Crimea and Donbas
Ukraine’s Ministry of Education is refusing to set aside funding for critical preparatory courses and information work, aimed at ensuring that young Ukrainians from occupied Crimea and Donbas can study in government-controlled Ukraine
Putin’s law aims to educate ‘patriots of Russia’ and eliminate Ukrainian identity in occupied Crimea
Russia’s State Duma has adopted a bill which will make inculcation of ‘Russian patriotism’ and ‘civic consciousness’ part of the school curriculum in both Russia and occupied Crimea