Russia’s 300,000 Mobilized Troops & Declared State of War — Where Are They & What is Ukraine’s Plan to Repel Them?

Jakub Ferencik
6 min readMay 6, 2024

Many have now reported on the Russian mobilization of troops that were set to arrive in Ukraine by June 2024, including Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

This conscription came in response to the terrorist attack on the outskirts of Moscow and added to the routine spring conscription campaign, which called 150,000 citizens for military service. There are also reports that this effort was added to because of the relatively weak…

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Jakub Ferencik

Journalist in Prague | Author of “Up in the Air,” “Beyond Reason,” & "Surprised by Uncertainty" on AMAZON | MA McGill Uni | 750+ articles with 1+ mil. views