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Tens of thousands of Asian and African citizens are fighting against Ukraine on Russia’s side

16 February, 2024 Friday
17:49

Russia continues to train mercenaries from Asia and Africa to participate in the war against Ukraine. Mostly, Russians use them for assaults

The National Resistance Center reports.

"Foreign mercenaries continue to be trained in Russia, who are then sent to Ukraine. the Russians promise them a salary of $2000 to $4000, but in fact pay several hundred dollars in allowances," the statement said.

Russian intelligence services are actively recruiting citizens of Syria, Nepal, Afghanistan, India, Congo, Egypt and Central Asia, the National Resistance Center added.

According to the Center, they are mainly used by the Russians to storm Ukrainian positions. 

  • The Russian Defense Ministry continues to make efforts to expand Russian influence in Africa. In particular, Russia plans to deploy a military base in the Central African Republic.

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