Russia says more than 120 U.S. mercenaries are active in eastern Ukraine
2021-12-22: [Article Link] On 21 local time, Russian Defence Minister Shoikou stated that more than 120 United States mercenaries were currently operating in the Donetsk region of Ukraine. They were training Ukrainian special forces and arming fire positions.
In addition, according to information leaked by Shoikou, the American mercenaries were preparing to use chemical weapons to provoke incidents in the eastern part of the country.
Report: Russian Defense Minister warns that US private military companies are preparing to use chemical weapons to provoke in eastern Ukraine!
According to “Russia Today” (RT), Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu issued a warning on 21 local time: US private military companies are preparing to use chemical weapons to provoke in eastern Ukraine!
It was reported that the Moscow side believed that there were more than 120 employees of United States private military companies working in the eastern part of Ukraine in cooperation with the special forces of Ukraine.
At a meeting of the Russian Ministry of Defence held on Tuesday, Shoikou warned that containers containing “unidentified chemical components” had been transported to Afjafka, Donbas, etc., for provocation. However, it was reported that Shoigu did not provide further details or evidence.
Ukraine, the United States of America, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization have accused Russia of “invasion” by regrouping heavy troops on the border close to Ukraine. Russia denies it, stressing that NATO activities threaten the security of the Russian border and that Russia has the right to mobilize troops within its territory to defend its territory.
Source: Omnibus Network.