Category Archives: Europe

Meet the European Fighters Who Have Gone to War in Ukraine

Meet the European Fighters Who Have Gone to War in Ukraine August 25, 2015 By Christopher Allen Members of the Azov Regiment in Shyrokyne. Photos by the author There are European soldiers fighting amid the rubble of Shyrokyne in Eastern … Continue reading

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EU working to outsource medical, logistics support for military missions

EU working to outsource medical, logistics support for military missions Tigner, Brooks Jane’s Defence Weekly 10-15-2014 European Union (EU) military planners are looking towards outsourcing some medical, logistical, and support functions for EU-led military and civil security missions as part … Continue reading

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Security Inc.: Privatising Internal Security in Post-Communist Poland

Security Inc.: Privatising Internal Security in Post-Communist Poland

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G4S sacks employee arrested over international human trafficking ring investigation

G4S sacks employee arrested over international human trafficking ring investigation The man is suspected of being part of a gang smuggling mainly Sri Lankan refugees through security checks onto flights into Britain and the US Paul Gallagher Tuesday 26 May … Continue reading

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Polish bootcamp trains security contractors for mission impossible

Polish bootcamp trains security contractors for mission impossible By Stanislaw Waszak Wlosciejewki, Poland (AFP) May 21, 2015 Five men, armed to the teeth, have just stormed a home and it did not go well, not well at all. “You killed … Continue reading

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The Empowerment of Private Military Companies (PMCs) as a Risk for Illegal Weapons Trafficking in Albania

The Empowerment of Private Military Companies (PMCs) as a Risk for Illegal Weapons Trafficking in Albania Balla, Jonida. “The Empowerment of Private Military Companies (PMCs) as a Risk for Illegal Weapons Trafficking in Albania.” Global Security Studies 2.3 (2011).

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Regulating private security in Europe: status and prospects

Regulating private security in Europe: status and prospects Born, Hans, et al. Regulating private security in Europe: status and prospects. Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), 2007.

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Ukraine’s parliament gives early approval to bill letting foreigners serve in Ukraine’s army

Ukraine’s parliament gives early approval to bill letting foreigners serve in Ukraine’s army  Associated Press May 12, 2015 | 8:07 a.m. EDT  KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament has given preliminary approval to allowing foreigners to serve in its … Continue reading

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Ukraine’s law on foreign mercenaries meant to disguise NATO’s presence in Donbass

Ukraine’s law on foreign mercenaries meant to disguise NATO’s presence in Donbass – DPR ITAR-TASS World Service 12 May 2015 12:57 (c) 2015 ITAR-TASS UKRAINE: DONBASS-LAW-MERCENARIES Ukraine’s law on foreign mercenaries meant to disguise NATO’s presence in Donbass – DPR … Continue reading

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Ukrainian Rada Considers Legalizing Use of Mercenaries

Ukrainian Rada Considers Legalizing Use of Mercenaries © Sputnik/ Evgeny Kotenko Europe 15:04 24.04.2015Get short URL 84117 Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada moved to consider a law legalizing the use of mercenaries and recruiting them to take part in foreign conflicts. Ukraine’s … Continue reading

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