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Blackwater Brass Rips ‘Spineless, Worthless’ Jeff Sessions

[Translate] Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast SEEING RED Blackwater Brass Rips ‘Spineless, Worthless’ Jeff Sessions On the eve of Erik Prince’s testimony before the House’s Russia investigators, his former guns-for-hire are going after the attorney general—who’s caught in … Continue reading

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Trump Envoy Erik Prince Met with CEO of Russian Direct Investment Fund in Seychelles

[Translate] Trump Envoy Erik Prince Met with CEO of Russian Direct Investment Fund in Seychelles Erin Banco November 28 2017, 9:34 a.m. Shortly before Donald Trump’s inauguration, Erik Prince, the founder of Blackwater and head of Frontier Services Group, traveled to … Continue reading

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A Wolf in Mercenary Clothing? Russian Private Contractors as Gray Zone Tool

[Translate] A Wolf in Mercenary Clothing? Russian Private Contractors as Gray Zone Tool November 26, 2017 | Levi Maxey Photo: iStock.com/dicus63 The Newsletter   subscribe now Moscow may increasingly look toward private military companies (PMCs), known in Russia as Chastnye … Continue reading

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Former Blackwater chief to testify to House panel in Russia inquiry

[Translate] Erik Prince, pictured in 2007, has come under scrutiny after The Washington Post reported in April that he tried to set up a secret back channel between Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin of Russia. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images … Continue reading

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The Russian captives who may link Syria, Ukraine and the Kremlin’s fight against the opposition

[Translate] The Russian captives who may link Syria, Ukraine and the Kremlin’s fight against the opposition By Andrew Roth October 5 MOSCOW — Reports about two Russian fighters captured in Syria suggest that the same proxy forces that fight the Kremlin’s wars abroad in places such … Continue reading

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Russia Bans Its Contract Soldiers From Online Social Networks, Prepares to Accept Foreign Citizens in the Army

[Translate] Russia Bans Its Contract Soldiers From Online Social Networks, Prepares to Accept Foreign Citizens in the Army By: Sergey Sukhankin October 20, 2017 01:45 PMAge: 2 weeks A VKontakte page of a Russian soldier fighting in Syria (Source: Reddit) … Continue reading

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Wagner mercenaries: what we know about Putin’s private army in Donbas

[Translate] Wagner mercenaries: what we know about Putin’s private army in Donbas Russian PMC Wagner mercenaries in Syria. March 2017. Photo: gazeta.ru  2017/10/19 – 02:54 • Analysis & Opinion Article by: Stanislav Iasynskyi Russian mercenaries in Ukraine earned RUB 120,000 … Continue reading

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Video Glorifying Russian Mercenaries in Syria Trends on YouTube

[Translate] Video Glorifying Russian Mercenaries in Syria Trends on YouTube Oct 25, 2017 — 11:25 — Update: Oct. 25 2017 — 15:26 Screenshot Youtube / Russkoe Nebo A rap glorifying a notorious mercenary group linked to Russia’s conflicts in Ukraine … Continue reading

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Syria has become a “field of dreams” for those who want to earn

[Translate] Syria has become a “field of dreams” for those who want to earn By paradox– 28.10.2017 – Money in Syria for several years from Russia go to the volunteers and mercenaries of different varieties. Some are ready to fight … Continue reading

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In Syria has killed two Russian soldiers – SBU

[Translate] In Syria has killed two Russian soldiers – SBU By paradox –28.10.2017 Names. On 28 October the security Service of Ukraine has published the names of two Russian mercenaries killed in 2017 in Syria. According to her, in February … Continue reading

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