Russia plans to form army of two million soldiers - intelligence

Russia plans to form army of two million soldiers - intelligence

Russia is trying to create an army of two million people.

That's according to the website of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, Ukrinform reports.

"According to estimates by Ukraine's military intelligence, the scale of the mobilization measures being carried out by the aggressor country indicates that its leadership plans to create an army with the number of about two million people," the report said.

According to the intelligence agency, during the first wave of mobilization, 300,000 people were drafted into the Russian armed forces. After a short training, the mobilized are sent to the area of hostilities in Ukraine.

Ukraine's intelligence does not rule out that the Russian leadership will announce another wave of mobilization in the coming days. Another 500,000 Russians will join the armed forces, which will allow the terrorist country to create strategic reserves. Preparations for the announcement of the next wave of mobilization in Russia are already underway. At the legislative level, changes regulating mobilization are being made to Russian laws. The active preparation of training centers is also underway.

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