They give out uniforms to look like Ukrainian soldiers, – captive Wagnerian convict
The Russian command gives its servicemen a uniform resembling that of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. This is done in order to confuse our defenders.
In the Donetsk region, the military of the 225th battalion of the 127th brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine captured a “Wagnerian”. He said that they were specially issued a uniform similar to the Ukrainian one. Channel 24 writes about this.
“Wagnerian” told why they are given uniforms like in the Armed Forces of Ukraine
During the reflection of the assault on the Bakhmut direction, the soldiers of the 225th battalion of the 127th brigade took a prisoner. Footage of his interrogation was leaked online. the video shows that he is wearing a green pixel, reminiscent of the uniform of Ukrainian defenders.
When the Ukrainians asked the occupier where he got such a uniform, he said that they were given it on purpose so that they would look like the military of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
He also said that he got to the front from a place of deprivation of liberty. That is, this is one of the next convicts who fell into the Wagner PPK during the recruitment by Prigozhin.
This is already a familiar phenomenon: the Russians use this trick in different directions.
- On March 5, the military of the 77th separate airmobile brigade of the Airborne Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed the occupiers’ unit, most of whose members were wearing elements of the uniform of the Ukrainian military. The Airborne Assault Forces are convinced that they were taken from dead or captured soldiers.
- A similar situation was in early February. The Ukrainian military from the 80th separate airborne assault brigade on the outskirts of Bakhmut captured Russian prisoners who were dressed in the uniform of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
- On January 13, it became known that the Ukrainian pixel began to be used by assault detachments of Russian troops. in the direction of Kremennaya. the occupiers can plan operations under a false flag to discredit the Armed Forces of Ukraine.