Category Archives: Russia

How the U.S. Can Defeat Putin’s Shadow War

Matt Dunham/WPA/Getty Sean McFate THREAT 05.13.16 1:00 AM ET How the U.S. Can Defeat Putin’s Shadow War Vladimir Putin has a czarist vision of a greater Russia, and his first order of business is getting the U.S. out of Europe. … Continue reading

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Serb Fighters’ Mercenary Path from Ukraine to Syria

Serb Fighters’ Mercenary Path from Ukraine to Syria Serb paramilitary veterans of the Bosnian war are reported to have been part of mercenary units aiding Russian troops in Syria, after also being paid to do battle for pro-Moscow rebels in … Continue reading

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Putin’s New National Guard Looks a Lot Like a Private Army

Putin’s New National Guard Looks a Lot Like a Private Army REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk By Rob Garver Follow April 7, 2016 In a move that shouldn’t cause ordinary Russians any concern for their personal freedom at all, President Vladimir Putin announced … Continue reading

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Military damage from fraud in outsourcing supply amounted to one billion rubles

Military damage from fraud in outsourcing supply amounted to one billion rubles The damage from fraudulent schemes on outsourcing of military power for two years has exceeded one billion rubles. On Friday, March 25, said chief military Prosecutor of Russia … Continue reading

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10-20,000 Employees of Private Military Russian Companies will Reverse the Course of History in Syria

10-20,000 Employees of Private Military Russian Companies will Reverse the Course of History in Syria How are Russian private military companies [ChVK] engaged? How does their work differ from the work of mercenaries? And how could ChVK change the situation … Continue reading

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Medical Services for Russia’s VIP Mercenaries. Correspondence, Documents, Identification

Medical Services for Russia’s VIP Mercenaries. Correspondence, Documents, Identification By alexander | on 04/07/2016 | InformNapalm international volunteer community continues the series of publications based on the results of hacking of dozens of email accounts of key personalities who coordinate … Continue reading

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Moscow’s Mercenaries in Syria

Commentary Moscow’s Mercenaries in Syria Mark Galeotti April 5, 2016 As Syrian forces push their advantage against the Islamic State, it is increasingly clear that there are Russians on the ground with them. Some are Spetsnaz special forces, there for … Continue reading

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Russia Leads the Way to a PMC Future

Published on April 6th, 2016 | by David Isenberg Russia Leads the Way to a PMC Future by David Isenberg Something almost unprecedented has been happening in the world of private military contracting (PMC) over the past several months: the … Continue reading

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PROXY Capabilities: The History and Future of Russian Private Military Companies

PROXY Capabilities: The History and Future of Russian Private Military Companies Posted on April 5, 2016 by strifeadmin This is the second of a series of articles we will be featuring on Strife in the coming week looking at the … Continue reading

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Fontanka Investigates Russian Mercenaries Dying For Putin In Syria And Ukraine

Fontanka Investigates Russian Mercenaries Dying For Putin In Syria And Ukraine March 29, 2016 Putin In Syria Fontanka, an independent Saint Petersburg newspaper, has published an investigation into the activities and deaths of Russian “private military contractors” (PMCs) in Syria … Continue reading

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