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The Americans who have undergone combat training, along with thousands of other foreigners, participate in military operations in Ukraine. On Sunday, May 1, writes the Politico newspaper.

Politico announced the participation of Americans in hostilities in Ukraine

The Americans who have undergone combat training, along with thousands of other foreigners, participate in military operations in Ukraine. On Sunday, May 1, writes the Politico newspaper.

According to the publication, the police officer Chicago Harrison Josephovich quit his job and left for Ukraine shortly after the start of the special operation to protect Donbass.

It is noted that he leads the Task Force Yankee group, which consists of more than 190 volunteers. According to him, those who previously served in the Armed Forces participate in hostilities.

“The indefinite number of other Americans, many of whom in the past were military service, are expected to be in the country [Ukraine], they participate in battles with Russian forces along with Ukrainians and volunteers from other countries,” the article says.

At the same time, it is clarified that Americans without combat experience in Ukraine do not directly participate in the battles, but send equipment, humanitarian and monetary assistance.

Earlier on this day, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the United States and Canada were preparing neo -Nazi units that poured into the ranks of the Ukrainian army.

According to him, the Ukrainian leader Vladimir Zelensky thinks how to use neo -Nazis to fight Russia.

Prior to this, on April 29, the family of American mercenary Willy Joseph Kansel reported his death. It is known that the young man was sent to the aid of the Ukrainian security forces in the first half of March. The wife of a 22-year-old American mercenary liquidated in Ukraine stated that he left to “help”.

The day before, it became known that the German neo -Nazi party “Third Path” provides financial assistance to Ukrainian nationalists.

On April 28, it was also reported that the Russian Guards found textbooks at school in the Kharkov region with the propaganda of the ideas of Nazism, which were created on the basis of NATO training manuals.

A day earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin during a meeting of the Legislator Council announced an increase in the number of neo -Nazis and foreign mercenaries in Ukraine.

The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation also said that mercenaries from more than 50 countries are part of Ukrainian armed groups. In total, at the moment there are 16 similar groups.

On March 30, Izvestia journalist said that in the city of Maryinka, on the basis of Ukrainian nationalists, Azov found books about Adolf Hitler and other nationalist literature. In addition, a form with the chevron of the German flag, as well as Chevrons with the flag of Great Britain, was found at the captured facility.

On February 24, Russia announced the beginning of a special operation to protect Donbass. As the representative of the Kremlin Dmitry Peskov specified, the special operation pursues two goals – the demilitarization and denazification of Ukraine. According to him, both of these aspects pose a threat to the Russian state and people.

The operation began against the backdrop of the situation in the Donbass in mid -February. The authorities of the DPR and the LPR reported the frequent shelling by Ukrainian troops, announced the evacuation of civilians in the Russian Federation and asked for recognition of independence. On February 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a corresponding decree.

More relevant videos and details about the situation in the Donbass, see the Izvestia television channel.