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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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Hrytsak: Over 500 Russian mercenaries who fought in Donbas currently participate in hostilities in Syria By Interfax-Ukraine.

[Translate] Hrytsak: Over 500 Russian mercenaries who fought in Donbas currently participate in hostilities in Syria By Interfax-Ukraine. Published July 22 at 5:07 pm Russian-backed separatists take part in a military competition between tank units near the town of Torez … Continue reading

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Russian Defense Ministry announces death of Russian military advisor in Syria

[Translate] Russian Defense Ministry announces death of Russian military advisor in Syria  Wednesday, July 12, 2017 8:02:40 AM Russian military advisor Nikolay Afanasov was killed during militants’ mortar shelling of the Syrian city of Hama, reporters at the Russian Ministry … Continue reading

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The Spoils, and Profits, of Conflict

[Translate] The Opinion Pages | Editorial The Spoils, and Profits, of Conflict By THE EDITORIAL BOARD   JULY 10, 2017 Photo An oil field near Homs, Syria, in February. Credit Agence France-Presse — Getty Images According to Russian news outlets, the … Continue reading

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Syrian man filmed being bludgeoned with hammer blows by ‘Russian mercenaries’

[Translate] Homepage : Blog : Syrian man filmed being bludgeoned with hammer blows by ‘Russian mercenaries’ Paul McLoughlin Syrian man filmed being bludgeoned with hammer blows by ‘Russian mercenaries’ Men believed to be Russian mercenaries were filmed torturing a Syrian … Continue reading

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A Bit of Business in the Syrian War

[Translate] Google Translation Society A Bit of Business in the Syrian War 6/26/2017 19:52 87 / Screenshot from youtube Fighting actions in Syria on behalf of Russia will deal with a limited liability company. Details of the agreement are declared … Continue reading

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Russia Deploys a Potent Weapon in Syria: The Profit Motive

[Translate] Russia Deploys a Potent Weapon in Syria: The Profit Motive By ANDREW E. KRAMER   JULY 5, 2017 Photo Smoke billowing from an oil field near Homs, Syria, in February, while government forces were advancing on the city. Credit Agence … Continue reading

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Suspected Russian mercenary ex-colonel lands in Petersburg drunk tank with 95,000 dollars in his pockets

[Translate] Suspected Russian mercenary ex-colonel lands in Petersburg drunk tank with 95,000 dollars in his pockets Fontanka.ru 13:36, 6 june 2017 A retired police colonel carrying 5 million rubles (almost $90,000) was hospitalized in St. Petersburg on Monday, according to … Continue reading

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A Kind of White

[Translate] A Kind of White Matt Rota for BuzzFeed News American survivors tell the inside story of the fatal explosion that killed a US military contractor with two children. The blunders that led up to his death expose deep problems … Continue reading

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