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Special forces veterans from around the world on their way to Chechnya

Special forces veterans from around the world on their way to Chechnya November 28, 2016 Nikolai Litovkin, RBTH Foreign experts would like to become instructors for security and intelligence personnel from Russia-friendly states at a ‘tactical city’ in Chechnya. However, … Continue reading

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Non-State Actors in the Russo-Ukrainian War

Non-State Actors in the Russo-Ukrainian War

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Russian mercenaries are increasingly fighting and dying in Syria

Russian mercenaries are increasingly fighting and dying in Syria Maria Tsvetkova and Anton Zverev, Reuters A portrait of Russian contractor Maxim Kolganov, who was killed in combat in Syria, is pictured on a grave in his hometown of Togliatti, Russia, … Continue reading

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Changes in military service law opens possibility of short-term contracts

Changes in military service law opens possibility of short-term contracts October 10, 2016 Nikolai Litovkin, RBTH Proposed amendment’s to Russia’s law on military service would allow soldiers to sign up for operations to fight terrorists abroad. Russian Defense Ministry may … Continue reading

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Barred From U.N. Work, Russian Contractors Are Back, Airdropping Aid in Syria

Middle East Barred From U.N. Work, Russian Contractors Are Back, Airdropping Aid in Syria By SOMINI SENGUPTA and SOPHIA KISHKOVSKYOCT. 21, 2016 Photo A street in Deir al-Zour, a government-controlled town in Syria, in 2013. Since April, an Abakan Air … Continue reading

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Actor Says He Impersonated Russian Mercenary in Syria for Sky News Report

Actor Says He Impersonated Russian Mercenary in Syria for Sky News Report By RT Global Research, October 03, 2016 RT 18 August 2016 Region: Europe Theme: Intelligence, Media Disinformation, US NATO War Agenda A Russian actor claims the recent Sky … Continue reading

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Dutch Mercenaries in the Tsar’s Service: The Van Bockhoven Clan

Dutch Mercenaries in the Tsar’s Service: The Van Bockhoven Clan

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RBC Publishes Report Sourced in FSB and Military on Wagner Private Military Contractor with 2,500 Fighters in Syria

RBC Publishes Report Sourced in FSB and Military on Wagner Private Military Contractor with 2,500 Fighters in Syria August 26, 2016 Sergei Chupov (center), in Chechnya in 1997. He served in the Interior Ministry’s Internal Troops and was discharged in … Continue reading

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The secret Russian squad fighting ISIS with the Syrian Army

REVEALED: The secret Russian squad fighting ISIS with the Syrian Army RUSSIAN individuals reveal they have been recruited by a highly secret private military company and flown to Syria aboard Russian military planes. By Joe Barnes PUBLISHED: 00:01, Wed, Aug … Continue reading

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Russian private military company ‘spotted’ in Syria

Russian private military company ‘spotted’ in Syria August 26, 2016 RBC Magazine For the time being, private military companies (PMC) are outlawed in Russia. However, according to sources, the so-called Wagner group, a Russian equivalent of a PMC, has been … Continue reading

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