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Thousands of Russian private contractors fighting in Syria

[Translate] Thousands of Russian private contractors fighting in Syria MOSCOW (AP) — Before he was killed by a sniper in Syria at age 23, Ivan Slyshkin wrote a poignant message on social media to his fiancee: “We will see each … Continue reading

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48-page contract between Moscow-registered Evro Polis and Syria’s General Petroleum Corp

[Translate] 48-page contract between Moscow-registered Evro Polis and Syria’s General Petroleum Corp In Russian

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Russian Mercenaries Offered Cut of Profits from Oil Fields in Syria

[Translate] Russian Mercenaries Offered Cut of Profits from Oil Fields in Syria Dec 12, 2017 — 20:11 — Update: 23:06 A Syrian state oil company offered a Russian military contractor a cut of the profits from oil refineries liberated by … Continue reading

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Schiff Statement on Release of Erik Prince’s testimony

[Translate] House Intel Commitee releases the testimony of Erik Prince http://bit.ly/2B87jkr  Schiff says of the Seychelles trip: “Prince also could not adequately explain why he traveled halfway around the world to meet with UAE officials and, ultimately, the head of … Continue reading

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Will the House Intelligence Committee Get the Truth From Erik Prince?

[Translate] Will the House Intelligence Committee Get the Truth From Erik Prince? The notorious military contractor has a history of spreading disinformation. David Corn  Nov. 29, 2017 6:30 AM When Erik Prince, the founder of the notorious Blackwater security firm, … Continue reading

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This Erik Prince Transcript Is Unbelievable

[Translate] This Erik Prince Transcript Is Unbelievable By Charles Pierce, Esquire 09 December 17 Take a seat. t has been a terrific week for what used to be called contempt of Congress, back when we had a Congress run by … Continue reading

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We Need to Keep a Close Eye on Erik Prince

[Translate] We Need to Keep a Close Eye on Erik Prince AP ByJosh MarshallPublishedDecember 7, 20173:06 pm From TPM Reader RM … The one thing I think your piece needs to address is the personal interests or motivations for pushing … Continue reading

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Erik Prince testifies before House Intelligence Committee

[Translate] Erik Prince testifies before House Intelligence Committee By Katie Bo Williams – 11/30/17 06:59 PM EST 67   © Getty Images Erik Prince — the military contractor and Trump donor who attended a secret meeting in the Seychelles in … Continue reading

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Private military companies: Moscow’s other army in Syria

[Translate] Turkey Pulse Private military companies: Moscow’s other army in Syria Metin Gurcan November 29, 2017 Article Summary To compensate for troop reductions in Syria, Russia is deploying an array of corporate-organized mercenaries. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki Russian soldiers on armored vehicles … Continue reading

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Hearing: Full Committee Hearing: Testimony of Erik Prince

[Translate] Hearing: Full Committee Hearing: Testimony of Erik Prince (Open Hearing in a Closed Space) Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Thursday, November 30, 2017 (3:00 PM – 6:00 PM) HVC-304 CAPITOL Washington, D.C. Open Hearing in a Closed Space. First … Continue reading

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