Ukrainians massively share memes and cartoons about Russian mobilization

A grinning cook who puts Russian soldiers through the meat grinder. In Ukraine, they react with humor to the Russian mobilization of 300,000 reservists. The people and the military vigorously exchange the most original images. A selection of what’s doing the rounds on social media channel Telegram and on Ukrainians’ smartphones.

Greg Van Roosbroeck

Today at 17:33

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Freely translated: participating is more important than winning.

Freely translated: participating is more important than winning. — © RR

Valerii Zaluzhnyi, chief of staff of the Ukrainian army, says: “Dear Minister of Agriculture, where exactly should we bury them all?”

Valerii Zaluzhnyi, chief of staff of the Ukrainian army, says: “Dear Minister of Agriculture, where exactly should we bury them all?” — © RR

- Hello, this is the Military Commissariat for Conscription. If you want to join the military, press * . - But if you don't want to join the army, press # (they mean by that: either you die or you go to jail)

– Hello, this is the Military Commissariat for Conscription. If you want to join the military, press * . – But if you don’t want to join the army, press # (they mean by that: either you die or you go to jail) — © RR

“The time has come: we are buying 300,000 garbage bags.” The image shows Serhiy Prytula, a well-known Ukrainian who previously successfully raised money to buy three unmanned aircraft from Bayraktar. The 300,000 garbage bags obviously serve as body bags for the 300,000 recalled reservists.

“The time has come: we are buying 300,000 garbage bags.” The image shows Serhiy Prytula, a well-known Ukrainian who previously successfully raised money to buy three unmanned aircraft from Bayraktar. The 300,000 garbage bags obviously serve as body bags for the 300,000 recalled reservists. — © RR

A Russian is holding a sign: “Russia will colonize the world!” Until he gets a note to serve in the army. Then he tears apart his sign with only the words: 'Stop Russia' and 'For peace'.

A Russian is holding a sign: “Russia will colonize the world!” Until he gets a note to serve in the army. Then he tears apart his sign with only the words: ‘Stop Russia’ and ‘For peace’. — © RR

Loosely translated: let's see what the Russians are most afraid of: a prisoner transport (after a demonstration against the war; ed.) or of Ukrainian tanks and Himars (the American missile system, ed.)

Loosely translated: let’s see what the Russians are most afraid of: a prisoner transport (after a demonstration against the war; ed.) or of Ukrainian tanks and Himars (the American missile system, ed.) — © RR

“I don't want to leave the base. It was so cozy here.” A reference to the YouTube video of a Russian woman in Russia-annexed Crimea, saying something similar after the area was the scene of an attack.

“I don’t want to leave the base. It was so cozy here.” A reference to the YouTube video of a Russian woman in Russia-annexed Crimea, saying something similar after the area was the scene of an attack. — © RR

“It’s time to die, Vanya.” Vanya is a commonly used Russian boys name. — © RR

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No sorry. I don't get involved in politics, on a poster of a Russian who gets an invitation to join the army. According to Ukrainians, Russians answer a little too often when asked what they think about the war.

No sorry. I don’t get involved in politics, on a poster of a Russian who gets an invitation to join the army. According to Ukrainians, Russians answer a little too often when asked what they think about the war. — © RR

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