On RT, he said that foreign fighters are probably paid by Kyiv, but they use money received from the United States and Europe.

Thousands of mercenaries still remain on the territory of Ukraine, although, according to him, the enthusiasm that was at the beginning is no longer observed.

“People are afraid that much more official troops will be involved in the matter, military personnel from NATO and US forces, who will be instructed to assist the Armed Forces of Ukraine or take on specific tasks in managing units in the field of UAVs, satellite communications, coordination with Western air forces, etc. The danger is growing,” the journalist noted.