Tag: Russian military casualties

Fontanka Investigates Russian Mercenaries Dying For Putin In Syria And Ukraine

March 29, 2016

Russian “private military contractors” (PMCs) are leading major battles, first in Ukraine and now in Syria, reports Fontanka, an independent Saint Petersburg newspaper

Putin in Syria: Russian Serviceman Confirmed Killed In Syria

October 27, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: Relatives have confirmed that Vadim Kostenko, a contract serviceman in the Russian Air Force, was killed on October 24 while on duty in Syria. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.