The Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation stated that in Crimea, more than two thousand former Ukrainian soldiers who live on the territory of the peninsula were mobilized into the Russian army.
This was announced by the deputy commander of the Black Sea Fleet for military and political work, Rear Admiral Vyacheslav Rodionov, Russian media write.
«Specialists: shooters, grenade throwers, ATGM operators, artillery calculations, drivers of combat vehicles. Today they took the oath, and their preparation for the fulfillment of their tasks begins. Time will tell what tasks they will be assigned,» Rodionov said.