Tens of thousands of foreign fighters have had on both sides
In this Ukraine War Update, One of the less covered aspects of the war in Ukraine is the effect tens of thousands of foreign fighters have had on both sides. Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said that directly following the invasion on 6 March 2022 more than 20,000 transnational volunteers from 52 different countries had enlisted in their newly formed International Legionnaires unit to fight for Ukraine. Similarly there are an estimated 20,000 foreign mercenaries fighting on Putin’s side including volunteers from Syria and Libya.
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