By mid-May, the PMC will recruit another 30 thousand fighters – DW – 03/18/2023
On the 388th day of the full-scale Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine Russian troops continue to try to keep the captured settlements of the neighboring country under control. The armed forces and units of the territorial defense of Ukraine resist aggression. It is impossible to verify the statements of representatives of both sides from independent sources. According to the UN, more than 16 million Ukrainians have already left their homes. DW is watching developments Saturday, March 18 (Moscow time).
Founder of the private military company (PMC) “Wagner” Evgeny Prigozhin stated that he plans that by mid-May the number of fighters in the units “will increase by approximately 30 thousand.” A comment Prigogine posted on the Telegram of his press office. The owner of the PMC added that the average number of personnel recruited per day ranges “from 500 to 800, as there is an active growth now.”
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