On April 23, the Russian media reported that Great Britain sent about 20 servicemen of the Special Air Service of Britain (SAS) to the Ukrainian Lviv region. British specialists in diversions and guerrilla warfare were reportedly deployed in Brody.
According to the reports citing sources in the Ukrainian armed forces, two groups from the British city of Hereford, where the SAS headquarters is located, have been transferred to the territory under the control of the 16th separate brigade of the AFU in Brody. Each group contains of about 8-10 servicemen. British specialists should help the Ukrainian special services to organize sabotage in the regions of Ukraine which are under the Russian control.
Earlier, senior international correspondent for the French newspaper Le Figaro, Georges Malbrunot arrived in Ukraine with French volunteer fighters. He also reported, referring to a source in French intelligence, that soldiers of the British SAS and soldiers of the First operational unit of the special Forces “Delta” of the US Army have been deployed on the territory of Ukraine since the very beginning of the Russian special operation.