A group of 14 Cuban men told Radio y Televisión Martí this week that they were offered express Russian citizenship for joining the country’s military to fight in Ukraine.
The men were photographed during the recruitment process in Ryazan, Russia, with Cuban outlets confirming their nationalities and Russian state media claiming they wanted to assist in the “special military operation.”
“They signed up. They are receiving money because they are contractors,” historian Álvaro Alba told Radio Martí. “They receive a portion from the army; another portion is given to them by the local authorities who also have to fulfill a plan. And they don’t care if they are Indians, Cubans, Mozambicans, or Laotians.
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