Up to 13,000 Belarusian soldiers ready to fight against Ukraine – Ukraine’s General Staff

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This was announced by Deputy Chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Oleksii Hromov, at a briefing on 11 August. According to him, Russia continues to draw Belarus into the full-scale war against Ukraine:

“According to preliminary data, up to 13,000 people from among the active and retired military units of the Belarusian special operations forces, as well as from the OMON [special police force], signed an agreement to participate in the war against Ukraine,” Hromov said.

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