Russian soldiers voluntarily surrendering to the Ukrainian army have been told to shout the codeword “million” in an apparent reference to the financial reward for putting down their weapons.
The Ukrainian Bar Association has produced an infographic telling Russian soldiers how to surrender and explaining what to expect as prisoners of war, Anna Ogrenchuk, its president, has told The Times.
The instructions from the bar association tell soldiers in Russian that they should throw down their weapons, put their hands in the air and shout “I surrender” and the codeword “million”.
In the wake of the invasion, Oleksii Reznikov, Ukraine’s defence minister, offered 5 million Russian roubles (£44,000) and a full amnesty to Russian soldiers who surrendered.
The document explains that prisoners of war
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