Iran Has Joined the War Against Ukraine

Courtesy Bahman Zarei

For the first time since Darius the Great — whose Persian Empire stretched into parts of what is present day Bulgaria, Romania, and Ukraine — Iran has troops on the ground on the European continent.

Members of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps are providing Russia with on-the-ground, hands-on weapons support in occupied Crimea, and possibly Belarus.

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Multi-Branch Veteran | Military & Global Security Writer for War is Boring, GENmag, OneZero, Edge | Law Student at WMU | TEDx Speaker | Dad to 3 | Hates nukes