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Russian Parents Of Captive Shown In IS Video Told To ‘Keep Quiet’

[Translate] Russian Parents Of Captive Shown In IS Video Told To ‘Keep Quiet’ October 05, 2017 15:47 GMT Tom Balmforth RFE/RL’s Russian Service On October 3, the Islamic State propaganda arm Amaq published a video purporting to show two Russian … Continue reading

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Bloodthirsty ISIS fanatics capture two Russian soldiers from a ‘private mercenary army used by Vladimir Putin in Syria’

[Translate] MERCENARY DANGER Bloodthirsty ISIS fanatics capture two Russian soldiers from a ‘private mercenary army used by Vladimir Putin in Syria’ The Russian Defence Ministry has strenuously denied losing two troops but the men are believed to be mercenaries belonging … Continue reading

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Kremlin distances itself from captured ‘Russian soldiers’ shown in Isis propaganda video

[Translate] Kremlin distances itself from captured ‘Russian soldiers’ shown in Isis propaganda video Dmitry Peskov says Russia would be ‘concerned’ if the men ‘turn out to be Russian citizens’ Oliver Carroll Moscow Roman Zabolotny, a chief cossack from southern Russia, one … Continue reading

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Moscow denies ISIL captives are Russian soldiers

[Translate] Moscow denies ISIL captives are Russian soldiers President’s office cautions against reports but says will check whether captives in Deir Az Zor are Russian citizens. Mariya Petkova The two men could be Russian mercenaries, a researcher told Al Jazeera … Continue reading

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Syria’s latest Russian captive has been spotted in photos of Cossacks blockading a Navalny campaign office

[Translate] Syria’s latest Russian captive has been spotted in photos of Cossacks blockading a Navalny campaign office Facebook 12:23, 4 october 2017 Roman Zabolotnyi, one of the Russians recently captured in Syria, tried to raid Alexey Navalny’s campaign office in … Continue reading

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Media: another Russian was killed in Syria

[Translate] Media: another Russian was killed in Syria By paradox– 29.08.2017 It became known about the death of one Russian citizen who fought in Syria. A resident of Orenburg Alexander Yagofarov died, according to relatives, August 11, when the car … Continue reading

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‘People think it doesn’t affect them. But it affects everyone.’ Meduza interviews the reporter who blew the lid on Russian mercenaries fighting in Syria

[Translate] ‘People think it doesn’t affect them. But it affects everyone.’ Meduza interviews the reporter who blew the lid on Russian mercenaries fighting in Syria Meduza 10:39, 30 august 2017 Fontanka journalist Denis Korotkov From his personal photo archive On … Continue reading

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Defense Ministry Denies Russian Combatant’s Death in Syria

[Translate] Defense Ministry Denies Russian Combatant’s Death in Syria Aug 28, 2017 — 19:45 Vadim Grishankin / TASS Russia’s Defense Ministry on Monday denied media reports published earlier claiming that a Russian soldier had been killed fighting in Syria. “The … Continue reading

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Wagner, Russian Blackwater in Syria

[Translate] Google translation from Russian MİDDLE EAST Wagner, Russian Blackwater in Syria Reminiscent of the US’s Blackwater in Iraq, Russian ‘Wagner Security’ company has almost 5,000 employees in Syria, all of them former military men  Editor / Internet 11:29 August … Continue reading

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Russia flies 2,000 mercenary troops into Syria

[Translate] Russia flies 2,000 mercenary troops into Syria DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 2, 2017, 5:48 PM (IDT) Tags:  Russian special forces,  Russian forces in Syria, Wagner mercenaries in Syria for Russia Dmitry Utkin, director of the Wagner Group Russia is … Continue reading

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