The Battle of the East of Ukraine
And about the battle in eastern Ukraine, the British Ministry of Defense said in an intelligence report, on Friday, that it is likely that a group of “…WagnerThe Russian special military has been assigned responsibility for specific sectors of the battlefront in the East.
The British Ministry of Defense report suggested that Moscow’s assignment of the “Wagner Group” to combat missions in Ukraine was likely due to “the great shortage that Russia faces in combat infantry.”
Britain said in a regular intelligence bulletin on Twitter that “this is a significant change from the group’s previous mandate since 2015, when it normally carried out tasks different from Russia’s regular, overt and large-scale military activities.”
And she indicated that “it is unlikely that Wagner’s forces will be sufficient to make a significant difference in the course of… Russian military operation“.
And the British Ministry of Defense announced last March that mercenaries from “Wagner” are deployed in eastern Ukraine, noting that, according to its estimates, more than a thousand fighters from this group, could participate in the fight against the Ukrainian forces.
Wagner was founded in 2014 by Dmitry Utkin, a former brigadier general in the Russian Military Intelligence, and appeared for the first time in eastern Ukraine, noting that Moscow confirmed that it was not officially associated with it.
Russian press investigations estimate that between 3,500 and 5,000 fighters have joined “Wagner”, some of whom are from other countries. Soviet Union Previous.
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