The occupiers are trying to compensate for the huge losses in this way.
Russia is recruiting prisoners who have served sentences for serious crimes into an elite special forces brigade.
This was reported by journalist Roman Tsymbalyuk.
According to him, the invaders are trying in this way to compensate for the huge losses in Ukraine.play video
“Due to the huge losses among the personnel during the “special military operation”, and the unwillingness of candidates selected for service in the military units of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation to enter the territory of Ukraine, the once elite 45th separate special forces brigade (military unit 28337, Kubinka) The Airborne Forces take criminals who previously had or have a criminal record for serious crimes,” the journalist said.