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Three Russian mercenaries and two local policemen were killed when an improvised explosive device was detonated on a stretch of a road between Berberati (Mambere-Kadei Prefecture) and Bouar (Nana-Mambéré) in the Central African Republic (CAR), announced the CAR government spokesman, Anj Maxim Kazagi. According to the AFP news agency, the three Russians are fighters of one of the paramilitary groups.
"Three Russian allies and two Central African police officers were killed," Kazagi said. …
The brother of Syrian resident Mohammad E., who was killed by the mercenaries of the Wagner private military company, has filed an application with the Russian Investigative Committee demanding to open a criminal case against the Russians involved in his brother’s execution, reported Novaya Gazeta with reference to the complainant's lawyers.
The murder took place in 2017. Earlier, Novaya Gazeta published footage of the Wagner mercenaries with a severed head of Mohammad E. The newspaper was …
Rebels in the Central African Republic (CAR) killed several Russian mercenaries from the private military company the Wagner Group and took another hostage, reported the local newspaper Corbeau News citing a source.
According to the source, the Russian mercenaries together with the CAR soldiers dismantled an fence, which was earlier built by the rebels. A fire fight broke out because of that, during which Russian mercenaries were killed.
The newspaper notes that the Russian mercenaries are …
Three rebel groups in the Central African Republic (CAR), which formed an anti-government coalition, seized the administrative centre of Lobaye Prefecture, the city of Mbaïki.
According to Corbeau News, the rebels, who are trying to prevent the re-election of the country's president Faustin-Archange Touadéra for a second term, have overrun the CAR Armed Forces, supported by mercenaries from the Russian private military company the Wagner Group.
As a result, the rebels took under their …
The head of the Presidential Administration Andriy Yermak is directly involved in the failure of the special operation to detain mercenaries from the Russian private military company the Wagner Group, said a prominent Ukrainian journalist Yuri Butusov on air of the talk show "All the Lawlessness" on Apostrophe TV.
As Butusov notes, Yermak personally informed the Belarusian special services that the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) is preparing a special operation to lure Russian mercenaries …
Russian mercenaries have been transferred from Syria to Libya in order to provide combat support for General Khalifa Haftar, writes the London-based Arab news outlet Al-Araby Al-Jadeed.
According to the newspaper, over the last three days two Russian Air Force airplanes have flown from Syria to the Benghazi Airport in Libya, bringing mercenaries. The Russian security contractors are operating under the companies Moran and Schit, and their deployment was coordinated with the UAE and Egypt, the …
Russian mercenaries are taking part in the war in Libya. Since the overthrow of the country's leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, the country has been in civil war. Libya’s capital Tripoli, controlled by the internationally recognized Government of National Accord, was besieged by the Libyan National Army headed by General Khalifa Haftar. Russian mercenaries are taking part in the conflict on Khalifa Haftar’s side, reports Conflict Intelligence Team (CIT).
CIT investigators were able to examine …
A court in Moscow arrested Russian military expert Vladimir Neyelov on suspicion of high treason, reports TASS. The expert wrote several articles on the activities of Russian private military companies.
Neyelov, who is held in the Lefortovo detention facility, worked with the "Center of Strategic Conjunctures” and specialized in the activities of private military companies.
Russian media have repeatedly reported about the "the private military company the Wagner group", which, according to …
A former journalist for the media project “the Investigation Management Center” Sergei Kanev had to urgently flee Russia fearing of being accused of an assassination attempt on the Russian president, reported Dozhd TV, with reference to the Russian media project “Proekt”.
Earlier, in an interview with Dozhd, the exiled Russian tycoon and Putin’s critic, Mikhail Khodorkovsky spoke about one of his colleagues being taken out of Russia. He said that there was a plan to accuse a certain journalist …
Russian mercenaries killed an inhabitant of the Central African city of Damara, local news outlet Corbeau News Centrafrique reports.
The news outlet reports that, after the killing on the morning of July 31, a riot broke out in the city, which led to several other deaths, including one Russian, according to unconfirmed information.
Local residents demanded that the Russians leave the city and the country’s interior minister had arrived there.
Damara is roughly halfway between Bangui, the …