“Russia says nearly 2,000 foreign fighters killed in Ukraine”
“Russia And The Caucasus Ukraine
Published: 17 June ,2022”
“Russia on Friday said that close to 2,000 foreign mercenaries have been killed in Ukraine since the start of Moscow’s military intervention in the pro-Western country.
Russia’s defense ministry said in a statement that 6,956 “mercenaries and weapons specialists” from 64 countries had arrived in Ukraine since the start of the conflict and that “1,956 have already been destroyed.”
Another 1,779 have left Ukraine, the statement said.
It said that Poland was the “absolute leader” among European countries for the number of fighters that were sent to Ukraine, followed by Romania and Britain.
It also singled out “mercenaries” from Canada, the United States and the Caucasus nation of Georgia.”