Russia developing 3rd Army Corps for war in Ukraine – ISW – Ukrinform

Russia has stopped concealing the truth that it’s developing a third Army Corps to become deployed in Ukraine, staffed with male servicemen aged 18 to 50 without prior military experience.

That’s based on the experts using the Institute for study regarding War, Ukrinform reports.

ISW has formerly reported that Ukrainian officials thought that Russian forces were developing a 15,500-person-strong 3rd Army Corps inside the Western Military District (WMD) resides in Mulino, Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, but was without official confirmation of their formation from Russian sources.

On August 5, Russian propagandist Sasha Kots announced recruitment for that “Samara” volunteer battalion in Samara Oblast and noted the battalion will join the next Army Corps from the Russian military.

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“The battalion is recruiting men between 18 and 50 who’ve completed a minimum of middle or senior high school education, without needed prior military experience,” the report states, adding that Kots’ announcement also signifies the Kremlin is probably intending to compose the next Army Corps a minimum of partly from volunteer battalions.

Omsk Oblast Governor Aleksandr Butkov reported on August 5 that Omsk Oblast is ongoing to create three volunteer battalions – “Irtysh,” “Avangard,” and “Om” – to deploy to Donbas to supply engineering, medical and logistical support.

It ought to be remembered that Russia continues to be developing across Novosibirsk, Saratov, Ulyanovsk, and Kurgan Oblasts “volunteer” battalions to get familiar with world war 2 in Ukraine.