Skip to comments.Fear Of Martial Law In Russia Sparks Exodus
Posted on 03/04/2022 10:00:33 AM PST by blam
Fears that Vladimir Putin could soon impose martial law in Russia are pushing thousands to try to flee their country ahead of this weekend, Axios is reporting.
The exodus comes amid rumors Russia will also close its borders and order a tougher crackdown on domestic protests.
The news outlet said widespread suffering is arriving at Russia's own doorstep.
The Associated Press reported that dozens of foreign and international companies have pulled their business out of Russia. Major car brands have stopped exports; Boeing and Airbus suspended supply of aircraft parts and service to Russian airlines; and top Hollywood studios halted their film releases.
The AP said the list will likely keep growing.
Meanwhile, the price of food according to some businesses has started to soar in Russia.
"We're facing growing prices, mass layoffs, delays in payment of benefits or pensions," opposition politician Yulia Galyamina said on Facebook Wednesday.
Axios noted Russia's upper house of parliament will meet on Saturday in an emergency session, sparking fears it could mark the beginning of a new Iron Curtain. Russia's second-largest airline said it will stop all international flights on Saturday.
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Ivan never had any compunction about sending people off to the gulags.
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I’m surprised it hasn’t already happened, with the ongoing protests.
Russians heading to Finland I hear.
All the russian POWS will claim political asylum in Ukraine prolly.
Vlad’s war seems to be such a big hit back home that he threatens 15 years in a gulag for anyone who talks about it, and is going to lock down the country to defend against an uprising.
Might get as bad in Russia as in Canada.
This is the first time the world's population has gotten so much information (Propaganda or not), before they were trapped by a disaster, and while all warfare has economic causes and effects, this is the first time the economics weapons were announced with such publicity.
It would make sense that people would react to economic threat that they perceive will affect them severely by taking flight.
By next week Putin will send in the army to "protect" Russian entnic enclaves in the hotels of Helsinki.
It wasn't just a Soviet thing. Russians have always had a thing for oppression.
Reckon why they waited until this Ukraine war?
You gotta get out while the gettin’s good.
Or Australia, where you get beaten with a baton for your health.
Same as here.
Open up the closed potash mines in Carlsbad NM!
No surprise here.
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