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ISIS Hits Wagner Base in Ménaka, Mali

This morning, an ISIS cell launched approximately three 122m...

Wagner Returns to Eastern Ukraine

Today, claims made by Ukrainian soldiers about mercenary group...

Personal Jet Registered to Wagner Head Prigozhin Reportedly Crashes in Russia, Unclear if he was Onboard

A personal business jet registered to Wagner Group leader...

Niger Requests Wagner Group Assistance as ECOWAS Prepares Intervention

The Special Adviser to Gen. Abdourahamane Tiani, leader of...

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Wagner Group Resumes Recruitment for African Operations, Amid Human Rights Concerns in Mali

Following a period of dormancy in the wake of the Ukraine invasion, Russian mercenary group Wagner has recommenced its recruitment efforts for African operations, with a particular emphasis on Mali. This resurgence targets men aged 22-50 for assault units and drone operation positions. The Rise of the Africa Corps: Following the...

The Fate of General Surovikin

I originally started writing this article on Wednesday morning with the news that General Sergey Surovikin had been removed from his position as commander of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS), while also having still been missing from the public eye since the Wagner coup in June. As I will...

The Niger Coup, ECOWAS, and Wagner in West Africa

International Condemnations: Following the Niger coup, a number of concerns are raised internationally. The Economic Community of West African States’ (ECOWAS) joint suspension of ties with Niger, and the threat of possible use of force has come in hand with the withdrawal of British developmental assistance. It has also come...

Wagner Head Prigozhin Gives the “Real Math” on PMC Numbers and Casualties

In a post to his personal Telegram channel, Wagner head Yevgeny Prigozhin clarified figures on manpower and casualty numbers, which appears to be in response of claims that 30,000 Wagner PMCs joined the Russian military after last month's mutiny. According to Prigozhin: 78,000 Wagner fighters "passed through the Ukraine business...

Third Convoy of Wagner Forces Enters Belarus, Intensifying Presence

Wagner troops continue their move into Belarus after their short-lived mutiny last month. According to a Belarusian activist group monitoring troop movements, over 100 vehicles displaying Russian flags and Wagner insignia entered Belarus on Monday, heading towards a field camp provided by Belarusian authorities. https://twitter.com/Jack_Mrgln/status/1680942897074454530?s=20 The convoy, made up of heavy trucks,...

Wagner Turns Over Equipment to Russian Military

Today the Russian Ministry of Defense reported on the transfer, and posted footage showing equipment, vehicles, and ammunition of Wagner PMC mercenary group being turned over to the state military after an apparent failed coup last month by leader Yevgeny Prigozhin. Although whether the coup, led by the long-time...

Week's Recap

Saudi Arabia Scaling Back Plans for ‘The Line’ Megacity

According to Bloomberg, Saudi Arabia has scaled back its...

Norwegian Health Minister Resigns Over Plagiarism Findings, 4th Minister Sacking Since August

Norwegian Health Minister Kjerkol has resigned from her post...

Sudan Military Government Declares Opposition to Paris Conference

The foreign ministry of the Sudanese military junta has...

Database of Argentine Driver’s Licenses Allegedly Stolen by Hacker Group

A group of hackers have allegedly hacked a database...
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