RBC Publishes Report Sourced in FSB and Military on Wagner Private Military Contractor with 2,500 Fighters in Syria

August 26, 2016
Sergei Chupov (center), in Chechnya in 1997. He served in the Interior Ministry's Internal Troops and was discharged in the early 2000s. He went on to be come a private military contractor in the Wagner company, and was killed in Syria. Photo via Conflict Intelligence Team

LIVE UPDATES: The Russian news service RBC has published an extensive report on Wagner, a private military contractor with 2,500 fighters deployed in Syria. They have also served in Ukraine.

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