- According to Russian state media, North Korea has offered Russia 100,000 troops to defeat Ukraine.
- A Russian pundit said North Korea’s military could bring useful experience in counter-battery warfare, according to the report.
- North Korea is also willing to send workers to Russia to help rebuild the Donbass region.
North Korea has offered the Kremlin 100,000 “volunteer” troops to help Russia win its war against Ukraine, according to Russian state media.
“There are reports that 100,000 North Korean volunteers are ready to come and take part in the conflict,” Russian military pundit Igor Korochenko said on Channel One Russia. New York Post.
Korotchenko praised the North Korean military’s “wealth of experience in counter-battery warfare.”
After the US decision to donate dozens of HIMARS (High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems) to Ukraine, the importance of effective counter-battery warfare has increased for the Russian military. [ReportedbyArmyMagazine1945[1945च्यालष्करीमासिकानेअहवालदिला A A military expert told Insider’s Sinead Baker Last month, long-range, high-precision rockets made a “huge difference” to Ukraine’s war effort.
Korotchenko argued that Russia should welcome North Korea’s military and its counter-battery skills.
“If North Korea wishes to fulfill its international duty to fight against Ukrainian fascism, we should let them,” said the New York Post.
According to the New York-based, North Korea’s military is the fourth largest in the world, with nearly 1.3 million active personnel Council on Foreign Relations. Another 600,000 serve as reservists.
Defense experts say it works with aging equipment and technology, CFR said.
According to a South Korean newspaper Daily N.KNorth Korea has also offered workers to help Russia rebuild post-war Ukraine.
Citing Russian sources, Daily NK reported that North Korea plans to send more than 1,000 workers to the Donbass region in eastern Ukraine if Russia wins the war.
“Considering that the war is not over yet, the government is planning to send the workers at the right time while monitoring the situation on the ground,” a North Korean source said, according to daily NK.