Russia redeployed troops from the occupied territories of Georgia to Ukraine
To staff its armed forces, Russia redeployed troops from bases in the occupied territories of Georgia to Ukraine. “In order to staff the armed forces of the Russian Federation, the units of the 4th (Tskhinvali district, South Ossetia) and 7th (Abkhazia) military bases, which are part of the Southern Military District, were redeployed from the occupied territories of Georgia to Ukraine,” the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine posted on Facebook.
According to the General Staff data, three battalion tactical groups (BTGs) of 1,200 Russian and Ossetian servicemen were formed and sent to Ukraine from the 4th military base. Two BTGs were formed of the 7th military base units, totaling about 800 people.