Russia is now quite upset with the long-running war with Ukraine. He has intensified attacks on Ukraine. Now there is news that children are being used in Ukraine to increase the number of its own soldiers. Human rights organizations say a large number of Russian soldiers have been killed in the war. Russia is recruiting children to meet their needs.
According to a report, the human rights organization has accused Russia of recruiting 16-year-olds. An official said the Kremlin is recruiting children to increase its troops in eastern Ukraine. They are now preparing to enroll around 30,000 children. Because so many soldiers have been affected by the war.
At the same time, Ukraine says that enlisting children in the army is a violation of the Geneva Convention. Ukraine has demanded an inquiry into the matter. Human rights groups allege that children are being trained against their will and will soon be sent to the battlefield. In training, they are being taught from weapon handling to military and defense strategy.
The group fears that Russia has already sent some children to the battlefield and that some of them have died.
Ukraine’s Human Rights Commissioner Denisova said the children were receiving military training. Many have died during this time. Russia is encouraging children to enlist in the military. It should be investigated for violation of the rules of the Geneva Convention.