• Russia is replenishing its troops with an unlikely source — African migrants and students.
  • Thousands of Africans have been forced to join in Russia’s war against Ukraine, per Bloomberg.
  • The country has also been plugging its manpower gaps by sending prison inmates to the battlefield.
  • @PugJesus
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    11 month ago

    Yes, Ukraine has fewer people so they are running out of soldiers and recruiting older folks

    Other way around - the mobilization age was just lowered, from 27 to 25