Category Archives: Mercenaries

Professional Mercenaries And Cannon Made Medieval War Obsolete

[Translate]  Professional Mercenaries And Cannon Made Medieval War Obsolete Patrick Wyman Friday 11:37am Filed to: history Photo: Alik Keplicz/AP As the medieval world gave way to the early modern around 1500, European warfare was utterly transformed. Mounted knights and castles … Continue reading

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Bosnian Serbs unveil monument to Russian mercenaries

[Translate] Bosnian Serbs unveil monument to Russian mercenaries Published April 12, 2017 Associated Press VISEGRAD, Bosnia-Herzegovina –  Bosnian Serbs have erected a monument to Russian mercenaries who were killed while fighting alongside their forces during the Balkan country’s brutal 1992-95 … Continue reading

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‘People think it doesn’t affect them. But it affects everyone.’ Meduza interviews the reporter who blew the lid on Russian mercenaries fighting in Syria

[Translate] ‘People think it doesn’t affect them. But it affects everyone.’ Meduza interviews the reporter who blew the lid on Russian mercenaries fighting in Syria Meduza 10:39, 30 august 2017 Fontanka journalist Denis Korotkov From his personal photo archive On … Continue reading

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Yemeni mercenaries fight and die to protect Saudi border

[Translate] Yemeni mercenaries fight and die to protect Saudi border #YemenWar Thousands of poorly trained Yemenis have been hired to fight Houthis advancing on Saudi Arabia, as Saudi troops sit miles behind the front Yemeni tribesmen supporting forces loyal to … Continue reading

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Durban mercenary involved in Seychelles coup dies before book about his life is published

[Translate] Durban mercenary involved in Seychelles coup dies before book about his life is published 2017-08-07 07:21 Tania Broughton, News24 Correspondent The cover of the book about Peter Duffy’s life. (Tania Broughton, News24) SA mercenary dies in Shabaab attack – … Continue reading

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World-Systems based on Reciprocity. Eastern Empires, Aegean Polities and Greek Mercenaries in the Archaic Age

[Translate] World-Systems based on Reciprocity. Eastern Empires, Aegean Polities and Greek Mercenaries in the Archaic Age

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New Wars, Old Wars, and Medieval Wars: European Mercenaries as State Actors in Europe and North Africa, ca. 1100–1500

[Translate] New Wars, Old Wars, and Medieval Wars: European Mercenaries as State Actors in Europe and North Africa, ca. 1100–1500 Michael Lower Mediterranean Studies Vol. 25, No. 1, Special Issue: Non-state Actors in Mediterranean Politics (2017), pp. 33-52 Published by: … Continue reading

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On ‘Radio Times’: The difference between mercenaries and soldiers

[Translate] July 28, 2017 On ‘Radio Times’: The difference between mercenaries and soldiers In this Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015 file photo, Afghanistan’s National Army soldier smokes as a U.S. Army soldier from Charlie Company, 2-14 Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 10th … Continue reading

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UKRAINIAN MEDIA HAVE PUBLISHED A LIST OF ITALIAN MERCENARIES AND ACCOMPLICES OF THE ‘DNR-LNR’ TERRORISTS

[Translate] липня 24, 2017 UKRAINIAN MEDIA HAVE PUBLISHED A LIST OF ITALIAN MERCENARIES AND ACCOMPLICES OF THE ‘DNR-LNR’ TERRORISTS In the light of recent events in Italy, associated with the person of Roman Markiv, a Ukrainian military serviceman and a … Continue reading

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Hrytsak: Over 500 Russian mercenaries who fought in Donbas currently participate in hostilities in Syria By Interfax-Ukraine.

[Translate] Hrytsak: Over 500 Russian mercenaries who fought in Donbas currently participate in hostilities in Syria By Interfax-Ukraine. Published July 22 at 5:07 pm Russian-backed separatists take part in a military competition between tank units near the town of Torez … Continue reading

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