VLADIMIR Putin has accused British SAS elite forces of possibly posing as MEDICs to carry out “sabotage and guerrilla warfare” in Ukraine.
Russia’s top state investigative agency has said it will look into reports alleging British special forces have been deployed to the West Ukraine.
The Special Air Service is an elite military force trained to conduct special operations, surveillance and counter-terrorism.
Corresponding Russian According to security sources, about 20 SAS members have been deployed to the Lviv region, Russia’s RIA Novosti news agency reports.
In a statement, the Moscow Investigative Committee (IC) said it would investigate the report that they were sent “to assist Ukrainian special services in organizing sabotage on the territory of Ukraine.”
It claimed that “at least two groups of sabotage and guerrilla warfare specialists were deployed to the Lviv region by the British Special Air Service (SAS).”
RIA Novosti news agency claims the SAS often work undercover as medical personnel in war zones.
An IC source said: “There is a high probability that these specialists came to improve the capabilities and efficiency of Ukrainian special services in coordinating the activities of sabotage groups in Russian-controlled areas of Ukraine.”
Putin’s personal CIA said it would “investigate the facts of the activities of British SAS saboteurs in Ukrainian regions,” according to the state-controlled newspaper.
A UK Ministry of Defense spokesman said: “We do not comment on the Special Forces.”
Britain said it sent military trainers to Ukraine earlier this year to train local forces on the use of anti-tank weapons.
But the British government said on February 17 – a week before the Russian invasion – that it had withdrawn all troops except those needed to protect its ambassador.
It is not clear what steps Russia’s top state investigative agency intends to take in response to SAS involvement in Ukraine.
But the fact of investigating the possible presence of forces from a NATO country is significant given that Russia has warned the West not to get in the way of its “special military operation” in Ukraine.
It comes after a The bloated Putin was seen clinging to a table while stooping and continuously tapped his foot during a meeting with his defense chief – fueling rumors he had Parkinson’s.
It has long been suspected that Putin is waging a secret health battle – with Theories from cancer to Parkinson’s.
And this latest performance was one of the most shocking yet, as it exuded none of his usual strong bravado.
Putin looked disheveled, in pain and distracted as he told Shoigu to blockade the Azovstal steel mill, where More than 1000 brave Ukrainian defenders and civilians have gone into hiding“so that no flies come in”.
Meanwhile, Moscow’s military claims so Russia is preparing to deploy its devastating ICBMcalled ‘Satan 2’, from this fall.
Dmitry Rogozin, head of the Roscosmos space agency, revealed just days later the Kremlin’s ambitious goal of launching the Sarmat ICBM Test start in Russia the rocket.
Nicknamed Satan 2, the deadly projectile can travel 11,000 miles, carries more than 12 warheads and has the potential to destroy an area the size of Great Britain.
Rogozin said a unit is to be deployed to Uzhur, some 1,800 miles east of Uzhur Moscowwith the Satan-2 later this year, according to the state news agency Tass.
Russia successfully tested the missile on Wednesday, with video showing the huge 115-foot missile being launched from an underground silo, unleashing a huge fireball.
It covered almost the entire length of Russia – almost 3,600 miles – in about 15 minutes.
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/18352747/putin-british-sas-troops-medics-sabotage-ukraine/ Putin accuses “British SAS elite troops of posing as MEDICAL DOCTORS to carry out sabotage and guerrilla warfare in Ukraine”.