How Russian and Ukrainian Militias Are Using Social Media and Chat Platforms to Recruit Volunteers in the Donbas and Fund Their Causes

As of this publishing, Russia has amassed 190,000 troops along the Ukrainian border, according to U.S. intelligence, in the Donbas region of Ukraine. Despite varying accounts from the frontlines, and constant posturing in the media from both Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Biden, the prospect of war remains an imminent possibility and not yet an all-out reality, thankfully.

February 18, 2022