Category Archives: Russia

Russia Deploys a Potent Weapon in Syria: The Profit Motive

[Translate] Russia Deploys a Potent Weapon in Syria: The Profit Motive By ANDREW E. KRAMER   JULY 5, 2017 Photo Smoke billowing from an oil field near Homs, Syria, in February, while government forces were advancing on the city. Credit Agence … Continue reading

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Russian contract soldier captured while fighting in Donbas. Russia denies everything

[Translate] 29.06.2017 | Halya Coynash Russian contract soldier captured while fighting in Donbas. Russia denies everything Ageyev from social netwrok Another Russian soldier whose active combat in Ukraine is denied by Moscow has been captured in the Luhansk oblast after … Continue reading

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Russia: The Unpleasant China Surprise

[Translate] Russia: The Unpleasant China Surprise .. Ukraine To make their Syria intervention work Russia had had to resort to Russian private security companies. About half these private security firms are believed to have organized combat units that are reliable … Continue reading

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Suspected Russian mercenary ex-colonel lands in Petersburg drunk tank with 95,000 dollars in his pockets

[Translate] Suspected Russian mercenary ex-colonel lands in Petersburg drunk tank with 95,000 dollars in his pockets Fontanka.ru 13:36, 6 june 2017 A retired police colonel carrying 5 million rubles (almost $90,000) was hospitalized in St. Petersburg on Monday, according to … Continue reading

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Paramilitary: Russian Military Contractors

[Translate] Paramilitary: Russian Military Contractors April 22, 2017: Noting the success the United States had with private security contractors in Afghanistan and Iraq, Russia has tried to create a similar capability. That is not working out as expected and the … Continue reading

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Russia’s Desperation for More Soldiers Is Taking It to Dark Places

[Translate] April 24, 2017 Russia’s Desperation for More Soldiers Is Taking It to Dark Places By Valentyn Badrak, Lada Roslycky, Mykhailo Samus, and Volodymyr Kopchak People attend a memorial service before the funeral of Russian marine, Major Sergei Bordov, who … Continue reading

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Over 100 Sudanese Mercenaries Killed in Yemen’s Taiz: Source

[Translate] Over 100 Sudanese Mercenaries Killed in Yemen’s Taiz: Source Other Politics April 19, 2017 TEHRAN – Over 100 of Sudanese soldiers were killed while fighting for Saudi Arabia against Yemen’s army and Popular Committees fighters in the southwestern province … 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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Logistics in Reverse: The U.S. Intervention in Siberia, 1918-1920

[Translate] Logistics in Reverse: The U.S. Intervention in Siberia, 1918-1920

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Blackwater founder held secret Seychelles meeting to establish Trump-Putin back channel

[Translate] Blackwater founder held secret Seychelles meeting to establish Trump-Putin back channel Trump donor secretly met with Russian close to Putin Embed Share Play Video2:21 Blackwater founder Erik Prince met with a Russian person close to President Vladimir Putin, according … Continue reading

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