“We know that thousands of mercenaries from more than 50 countries, mainly from Eastern Europe, are fighting in the ranks of the Ukrainian Nazis. Some of them have been fighting the Donbass since 2014, ”he said.
In addition, he noted the frank participation of NATO in the conflict, which supplies weapons to Kyiv.
The Russian Defense Ministry regularly reports on the destruction of foreign mercenaries in the special operations zone. Thus, the Russian army defeated the units of the 72 mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near Vuhledar, more than 70 Ukrainian servicemen and mercenaries were destroyed.