The partial mobilization in Russia, announced by a decree of Vladimir Putin, caused panic.

Hundreds of thousands of Russian men of draft age are trying to hide from subpoenas.

On the border with Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Georgia and Finland, queues of Russians fleeing from the Military Commissariat lined up for many kilometers.

Russians' Google searches for "how to escape from Russia" and "how to break an arm" are becoming increasingly popular. collected details of how Russians flee from mobilization and to whom subpoenas are served in the Russian Federation.

"I'm not going to die for Kherson"

"BVS Ukraine" tells the story of Russian Ilya, a 27-year-old engineer from Tula, who,

upon hearing Putin's announcement about partial mobilization, immediately decided to flee


"I listened to him while gathering winter things. In principle, I was ready for this since the beginning of the war, but I did not gather the bag, I hoped," he says.

The preparation consisted in the fact that Ilya asked a friend to buy a SIM card for her passport, agreed with an army friend that he would live at his dacha in the neighboring region, having worked out a route there by electric trains.

He understood that the Military Commissariat was needed, since he once served in the tank troops.

Ilya says that he did not see other options for himself

, when asked about the possibility of going abroad, he laughs: "But who needs me there."

When asked how he feels about what is happening in Ukraine, Ilya says that he does not care at all.


This is another country, damn Kherson, I don't know, I'm not going to die for it


The Russian also said that he did not go to any protest rally, and the desire to do so never arose - he speaks of protests with noticeable contempt: "They have nothing to do."

Ilya does not yet know what he will do himself.

He is sitting on someone else's dacha, not intended for wintering.

He bought canned goods and potatoes, he is going to live frugally, the BBC writes.

Buryats hide in the forests

In Buryatia, a resident of the village of Dutulur Tuyana told the BBC that during the night they tried to serve 20 summonses to her neighbors, "but it didn't work."

"In September, we have the season of pine nuts, and village men go deep into the forest, into the taiga, with an overnight stay to collect nuts. You can earn 4-5 thousand rubles a day from this. My uncle left on Tuesday, my neighbor left, another acquaintance from district center," says Tuyana.

According to her,

there is no communication in the forest, so "the men do not know that the mobilization has begun in the country, and they are being sent to war

. "

Tuyana already knew on September 21, based on stories from the district administration, that

130 people were to be taken from their entire district.

That is, more than 1% of the total number of men in the district

, where approximately 12,000 men live.

Even before Putin officially announced the mobilization, the summons was brought to Tuyana's uncle from the same village of Dutulur.

A 50-year-old man took her and went to the district polyclinic, where he measured the blood pressure - it turned out to be elevated.

At the conscription point, which was temporarily deployed in the district cultural center,

he was declared unfit with this certificate, but the man hid from the Military Commissariat on a farm with cows just in case


He has been spending the night there for the third day.

He refused to speak with the BBC, the publication says.

In the neighboring village of Bichura, summonses were delivered at night by administration and police officers.

Hearing a knock on the door,

some come out with firearms

, Tuyana's friend says, "but it's more for self-defense."

In Moscow, conscripts' doors are broken down

In Moscow, members of mobilization commissions break down doors to deliver summonses.

Yevhen Stupin, a deputy of the Moscow State Duma, told about such cases.

"In the Kosino-Ukhtom district of Moscow, the employees of "Zhytlovik" together with the police, without presenting any documents, break down vestibule doors on the staircases of residential buildings in order to serve residents with summonses to the Military Commissariat! Some residents have already heard threats to cut the electric wires from the apartment, if the men do not open the door to receive the summons," the deputy said.

To prove his words, he

showed reports from Muscovites who became "victims" of the actions of the mobilization commission


Men are fleeing Russia en masse

Many Russians who do not want to die for Putin and the "Russian peace" began to "protest with their feet" - to flee the country.

On the border of the Russian Federation with Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Georgia and Finland, long queues lined up.

Also, Russians began to massively buy railway and airline tickets to other countries.

The "Novaya Gazeta. Evropa" publication, citing sources in the Kremlin, reported that at least 261,000 men fled Russia after the partial mobilization was announced.

According to the publication's source, Putin's administration began receiving figures from the security forces about the number of men leaving Russia.

Allegedly, the FSB report of September 25 indicates the number of 261,000 men who left Russia from Wednesday to the evening of Saturday, the 24th.

The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan published data according to which 98,000 Russian citizens have entered the country since September 21.

Georgia became the most popular destination for Russians to flee.

The queue of cars on the border of Georgia and Russia near the border crossing "Verkhnii Lars" stretched for almost 20 km.

Here they wait for 40-50 hours.

And some Russians are not being released, citing the mobilization decree, reports DW.

The exodus of Russians who do not want to participate in the mobilization continues.

The queue of cars on the border of Georgia and Russia at the border crossing "Upper Lars" stretched for almost 20 km.

Here they wait for 40-50 hours.

And some Russians were not released, referring to the decree on mobilization

— DW in Russian (@dw_russian) September 26, 2022

Checkpoint "Upper Lars" on the border of Russia and Georgia.

A queue of citizens of the Russian Federation fleeing Putin's mobilization

— Zönöv (@zonov_sl) September 26, 2022

In addition, the Russian authorities intend to deploy a mobile post of the Military Commissariat at the Verkhniy Lars border crossing.

Russia-Georgia border.

Then and today.

Georgia, what are your feelings?

— Red-haired Beast Jeannette (@JeannetteBaron) September 25, 2022