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DO YOU NEED THE SECOND ARMY?

DO YOU NEED THE SECOND ARMY? WPS: Defense & Security By Not specified Kommersant-Vlast, No. 26, July 07-13, 2014, p. 6 9 July 2014 (c) 2014 WPS Russian Media Monitoring Agency. EXPERTS DIFFER IN OPINIONS IF RUSSIA NEEDS PRIVATE MILITARY … Continue reading

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CONTROL OVER PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANIES WILL BE GIVEN TO THE DEFENSE MINISTRY

CONTROL OVER PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANIES WILL BE GIVEN TO THE DEFENSE MINISTRY WPS: Defense & Security By Alexei Krivoruchek Izvestia (Moscow issue), July 07, 2014, p. 2 9 July 2014, PRIVATE MILITARY COMPANIES WILL BE ABLE TO BECOME A RESERVE … Continue reading

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Private military contractors to fall under Defense Ministry purview – Draft Duma bill

Private military contractors to fall under Defense Ministry purview – Draft Duma bill Published time: July 07, 2014 09:31 Military personnel during contract exercises in the Baltic Fleet program “Intensive military training course” at the BF Khmelevka range. (RIA Novosti/Igor … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEER IS NOT EQUAL TO MERCENARY

VOLUNTEER IS NOT EQUAL TO MERCENARY WPS: Defense & Security By Dmitry Runkevich, Elena Malay Izvestia (Moscow issue), June 30, 2014, p. 1 DUMA MEMBERS WILL CORRECT LEGISLATIVE NOTION OF “MERCENARY ACTIVITY” Duma members Yaroslav Nilov and Andrei Sintsov (both … Continue reading

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Russian ‘Blackwater’? MPs call for local security industry loophole

Russian ‘Blackwater’? MPs call for local security industry loophole Published time: June 27, 2014 15:01 Edited time: June 27, 2014 15:43 RIA Novosti / Iliya Pitalev Nationalist party LDPR deputies have drafted a law on private military companies to the … Continue reading

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Photo new weapon in Ukraine: U.S., Russia spar over mercenary charges, image

Photo new weapon in Ukraine: U.S., Russia spar over mercenary charges, image Orlando Sentinel By Paul Richter, Tribune Washington Bureau 21 May 2014, A3 VIENNA VIENNA — The Obama administration’s argument with the Kremlin over the unrest in Ukraine has … Continue reading

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Lavrov: Russia insisting on investigation of reports on Greystone’s involvement in Urkaine

Lavrov: Russia insisting on investigation of reports on Greystone’s involvement in Urkaine Russia April 23, 23:03 UTC+4 He said the military observers by the OSCE had admitted the absence of any evidence of the presence of Russian military observers in … Continue reading

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Kremlin accuses U.S. security firm with links to Blackwater of sending ‘private army’ to Ukraine disguised as local forces in latest escalation of anti-American rhetoric

Kremlin accuses U.S. security firm with links to Blackwater of sending ‘private army’ to Ukraine disguised as local forces in latest escalation of anti-American rhetoric Russian Foreign Ministry said there were around ’150 American specialists’ Statement claimed security firm Greystone … Continue reading

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Is there any evidence that Russian private security firms have engaged in operations with Russian military forces?

Russian Forces in Crimea: Who Are They, Where Did They Come From? Military personnel, believed to be Russian servicemen, march outside the territory of a Ukrainian military unit in the village of Perevalnoye outside Simferopol, March 4, 2014. Ron Synovitz, … Continue reading

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State TV Runs Report on Foreign Mercenaries in Kiev

State TV Runs Report on Foreign Mercenaries in Kiev By Christopher Brennan Mar. 03 2014 19:05 Last edited 19:05 A Russian returning from demonstrations in Ukraine told Russian state television that the Kiev protesters’ ranks are filled with Western-backed mercenaries. The young man — a 21-year-old who … Continue reading

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