About 30 Russian mercenaries from the private military company Wagner deserted in the area of Bakhmut, Donetsk region. The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported this on Facebook.
According to the General Staff, the Wagner mercenaries left their combat positions without permission, stealing military equipment.
About 80 more invaders from the "Storm-Z" unit deserted in the temporarily occupied Lysychansk, Luhansk region. According to the General Staff, they also left their combat positions without permission.
Author - Serhii Kolomiets, 29/05/2023