A 24-hour hotline has been launched for Russian soldiers who want to surrender

September 19, 2022

“I want to live” is a hotline for servicemen of the Russian Federation who intend to surrender.

This is reported by the Coordination Headquarters for the Treatment of Prisoners of War.

“As part of the work of the Coordination Headquarters, a Unified Center and a 24-hour hotline for receiving appeals from Russian military personnel and their families have been launched. This is a continuation of the state project, designed to inform the Russian military about the possibilities of laying down arms and preserving one’s health and life,” the message reads.

The “I want to live” project is designed to help Russian servicemen safely surrender to the Ukrainian Armed Forces. Russians are guaranteed maintenance in accordance with the norms of the Geneva Conventions.

For information on how to surrender to a prisoner of war, Russian servicemen or their relatives should call the 24-hour numbers: +38 066 580 34 98 and +38 093 119 29 84.

Information about the surrender is available in Russian on the “I want to live” Telegram channel.