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KGB Investigates 138 Suspected Belarusian Mercenaries

Friday, June 24, 2016 Belarus KGB Investigates 138 Suspected Belarusian Mercenaries June 23, 2016 The chairman of Belarus’s KGB says investigations have been launched into the activities of 138 Belarusian citizens who are thought to have been combatants in Ukraine’s … Continue reading

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Manifest mercenaries: Mercenary narratives in American popular culture, 1850–1990

Manifest mercenaries: Mercenary narratives in American popular culture, 1850–1990

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Manifest mercenaries: Mercenary narratives in American popular culture, 1850–1990

Manifest mercenaries: Mercenary narratives in American popular culture, 1850–1990

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Carthaginian Mercenaries: Soldiers of Fortune, Allied Conscripts, and Multi-Ethnic Armies in Antiquity

Carthaginian Mercenaries: Soldiers of Fortune, Allied Conscripts, and Multi-Ethnic Armies in Antiquity

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Iran steps up recruitment of Shiite mercenaries for Syrian war

Iran steps up recruitment of Shiite mercenaries for Syrian war Iran opened a recruiting center in Herat, Afghanistan, last fall and has persuaded – and sometimes coerced – thousands of Afghans to fight in Syria. By Scott Peterson, Staff writer June … Continue reading

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Norway to check report of its citizen killed in Donbass

Norway to check report of its citizen killed in Donbass World May 23, 15:48 UTC+3 Earlier in the day, official spokesman for the militia in the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic Andrey Marochko said a mercenary from Norway died of a … Continue reading

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Ex-Army Sniper Gets 20-Year Sentence in Murder-for-Hire Scheme

Ex-Army Sniper Gets 20-Year Sentence in Murder-for-Hire Scheme By BENJAMIN WEISER   MAY 31, 2016 A former United States Army sergeant with the nickname Rambo who led a team to kill a federal drug agent and a government informer was sentenced … Continue reading

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Congo opposition leader denies hiring foreign mercenaries

Congo opposition leader denies hiring foreign mercenaries Fri May 6, 2016 7:04am GMT Print | Single Page [–] Text [+] 1 of 1Full Size By Kenny Katombe LUBUMBASHI, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader … Continue reading

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DR Congo announces probe into opposition use of US mercenaries

DR Congo announces probe into opposition use of US mercenaries By Afp Published: 11:40 EST, 4 May 2016 | Updated: 11:40 EST, 4 May 2016 DR Congo’s justice minister said on Wednesday he had ordered an investigation into the alleged … 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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