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Moscow has taken control of all mercenary groups at the front

Jun 14, 2024

This was reported by RBC-Ukraine with reference to the UK Ministry of Defense on Twitter.


As noted in the report, in February 2023, the Russian military created a "volunteer corps" that united more than 20,000 mercenaries, reservists and former prisoners serving in numerous irregular units under a single system of command and control.

According to British intelligence, since the creation of the "volunteer corps," irregulars have been increasingly used in offensive operations for which they are ill-suited. Russia's irregulars are mostly light infantry units that lack integrated artillery or air support, making them more vulnerable than Russia's regular forces.

"Consequently, over the past 9 months, Russian irregulars have experienced a proportionately higher level of casualties than Russian regular forces," the British Ministry of Defense said in a statement.

Author - Dmitriy Levchenko, 14/06/2024

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