Contents tagged with Sudan

  • Russia signs military deal with Sudan

    Russia has signed a military and technology cooperation agreement with Sudan, a country that has been under western sanctions for more than 20 years.

    The document, which was signed by Russia on 8 May and Sudan on 9 May, came into force on Friday. Its text was published on Russia’s official legal information portal.

    As part of the agreement, Russia and Sudan will collaborate in the training of soldiers and engineers, in military education, field medicine, the study of military history, …

  • Ukrainian Security Service: Russian private military company Wagner active in Syria and Sudan

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has published documents belonging to mercenaries from the Private Military Company (PMC) Wagner which confirm that it is a secret detachment of Russia’s Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU). 

    “Russia continues to lie shamelessly, trying to justify its crimes committed throughout the world. The Kremlin doesn’t stop ‘shouting’ that its GRU armed divisions are not protecting dictator regimes in Sudan and Syria, and were not involved in the killing of …

  • Kremlin confirms that Russian private security companies operate in Sudan

    There are Russian private security companies independent of the Russian government that are active in Sudan, admitted Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova in a press conference on Wednesday.

    Zakharova complained that the western media are still heavily engaged in an anti-Russian campaign based on what she calls “misinformation”, referring specifically to an article in the Times which reported that Russian mercenaries had been involved in suppressing protests in Sudan. The …

  • Ukraine to provide humanitarian aid to Yemen, Sudan, and Congo in memory of the victims of Holodomor

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree allowing Ukraine to provide humanitarian assistance to Yemen, Sudan and the Republic of Congo in memory of the victims of the Holodomor. The presidential press service reported that Poroshenko spoke about the aid to these countries during his speech at the International forum “Ukraine remembers- the world recognizes!” commemorating 85 years since the Holodomor.

    “Let us support those who need our help today. This is presently our atonement …

  • Journalist: Russian Wagner Private Military Company continues to recruit mercenaries for operations in Sudan and Syria

    The Russian journalist Igor Pushkaryov, who visited the Wagner Private Military Company’s (PMC) secret base in Krasnodar Krai, learned from the mercenaries that the PMC has a new assignment. In an Echo of Moscow radio broadcast, Pushkaryov said that at the end of last week, two new parties of Wagner troops had set out for Syria and Sudan.

    “From quite short discussions with the population of this base and the inhabitants of the surrounding Molkino settlement, it became clear that even after the …

  • BBC: 'Russian mercenaries' involved in Sudan conflict

    Mercenaries from the Russian private military companies that were previously involved in the conflicts in the Donbas and in Syria have gone to fight in Sudan on the side of dictator Oman al-Bashir’s government, reported the BBC Russian service with reference to Oleg Krinitsyn, head of the RSB Group private military company.

    “I heard that people have gone there and have even come back with a severe form of malaria,” Krinitsyn said. According to him, the company he heads “has interests there”, …