Public transport in Samara urges people to sign up as contract servicemen and posters have appeared advertising rates for the destruction of Ukrainian military equipment during a “special military operation”, a Kasparov.Ru correspondent reported on May 18.
The posters say that for destroying a Ukrainian helicopter, a contract serviceman will be paid 200,000 rubles extra to his salary, and for capturing an Abrams or Leopard tank, one million rubles. The advertisement says that the lump sum payment for injury will be 3 million rubles, and 300 thousand rubles for contusion.
The buses broadcast sound advertisements: “Enlist in the Samara battalion to defend peace from Nazism in Donbass”, “сontract service is a decent salary and a respected profession”, “our boys read letters sent to them by Samaritans”.
It should be noted that in the spring in Samara opened a regional recruitment center for the Wagner PMC. The office is located in the sports complex of the All-Russian Sports Society “Dynamo” (Sports Society of the Ministry of Internal Affairs). Billboards in Samara, advertising the PMC since autumn 2022. Samara residents who signed a military service contract with the Ministry of Defense had their enlistment medical examination period reduced.
Meanwhile, patriotic Samara citizens demand from the authorities to eliminate all hints of solidarity with Ukraine. Resident of Togliatti Ksenia Koval demanded from the mayor’s office to repaint the entryways of the apartment building because they were painted yellow and blue. The publicwoman questions: “What kind of strange color scheme in the improvement of the territory was chosen by the utility services? Isn’t the person in charge of the management company a supporter of Ukraine?”.