Glamour & sickle
Daily Star|January 28, 2022
VLAD’S DEADLY ‘RED LIPSTICK ARMY’    
JERRY LAWTON

 

VLADIMIR Putin has unveiled a secret weapon in his looming conflict with Ukraine – women soldiers in lipstick and nail varnish.

The Russian President’s one million plus troops include up to 160,000 women who are encouraged to show offtheir femininity. Putin’s Ministry of Defence even holds an annual beauty contest that judges them on their looks and battlefield skills.

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