Russia’s Vladimir Putin could accept 100,000 North Korean troops to boost combat forces in Ukraine, Russian state television reports, according to the New York Post.
Prominent Russian defense expert and state TV host Igor Korotchenko told viewers that North Korea had offered “volunteers” to “come and take part in the conflict,” according to New York Post. “If North Korea expresses a desire to fulfill its international duty to fight against Ukrainian fascism, we should let it,” Korotchenko said. The TV pundit praised North Korea’s “rich experience in waging antiwar warfare,” the New York Post reported. (RELATED: China quietly supplies Russia’s war machine to Ukraine: Report)
of North Korea The alleged offer follows recent reports of heavy Russian casualties in the war against Ukraine, according to Reuters. Russia ‘desperate’ after losing ‘tens of thousands of soldiers’ and now using obsolete Soviet-era weapons, UK MoD says declare yourself More than 75,000 Russians have been killed or wounded in Russia’s war against Ukraine, and more than 80 percent of their ground forces are “bogged,” said Democratic Rep. Elisha Slotkin of Michigan. CNN. Russia is ‘running out of steam’, the head of Britain’s secret intelligence service has suggested Richard Moore end of last month.
Running out of steam… https://t.co/bExZXZ3l3z
— Richard Moore (@ChiefMI6) July 30, 2022
In exchange for North Korean troops, Russia has offered grain and energy Daily Mail mentionted. Additional forces will likely be deployed in the separatist eastern republics of Luhansk and Donetsk to bolster Russian forces in the region, the report continued. North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has joined Russia in recognizing Russian-backed breakaway states as independent countries, according to LA Times.