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Ukrainian partisans infiltrate Russian military unit

4 June, 2024 Tuesday
19:20

Agents of pro-Ukrainian Atesh guerrilla movement are being trained in a military unit of the Russian army

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The guerrillas reported this on Telegram on June 4. 

Atesh partisans have joined the military service in one of the units of the Russian army. They are currently undergoing training at a training ground in the Nizhny Novgorod region.

“In a few months, they will implement our operations at regimental headquarters. They will also transfer the positions of Russian troops in the combat zone in the occupied Ukrainian territories. We will undermine the Russian army from within!” the statement says.

Armed partisan groupings, like Atesh (“fire” in Crimean Tatar) are constantly making their existence felt behind the enemy lines. Military guerrilla movement operates not only in Ukraine but also in Russia, and its agents are mobilized into the Russian army for subversive activities.

Atesh was created in September 2022 by Ukrainians and Crimean Tatars. Most of the movement's operations are concentrated in Ukraine’s south, including the Crimean peninsula. In addition to violent resistance, the movement's members are actively engaged in propaganda and gathering information about the enemy.

  • Earlier, Atesh reported heavy Russian losses in Kharkiv sector. Invading army suffers heavy losses in the Kharkiv sector as they conduct offensive operations.
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