Lukashenko to invite Russia, Ukraine top prosecutors amid Wagner PMC probe Earlier, Zelensky asked Lukashenko over the phone to extradite a number of the arrested mercenaries, who are believed to have also committed crimes in the Donbas warzone, fighting alongside Russian occupation forces.
13:35, 06 August 2020
Belarus promises to cooperate with Ukraine on suspected Russian mercenaries – media Ukrainian authorities last week asked Belarus to extradite 28 people, including nine Ukrainian citizens.
18:58, 05 August 2020
Belarus gives Ukraine list of detained Ukrainian members of Russia PMC Wagner The Ukrainian authorities plan to establish their involvement in war crimes in Donbas.
12:20, 31 July 2020
Belarus asks Ukraine to check detained Russian Wagner PMC members' criminal record The Belarusian side has informed Ukrainian diplomats about the situation around the detention of Russian militants on its territory.
18:00, 30 July 2020
SBU to seek extradition of Ukrainians from Russian PMC Wagner detained in Belarus At the same time, it is not yet known how many members of the group may be extradited.
14:35, 30 July 2020
Reuters: Belarus detains 32 mercenaries near Minsk Private military companies are illegal in Belarus.
14:40, 29 July 2020
Bloody trail of Russian military in Libya – media UN mission monitors in Libya said they welcomed the decision to set up an investigation committee, and called on its members to study the sites of mass graves, identify victims, establish cause of death, and hand over the bodies to families.
13:20, 23 June 2020
Russia hands fighter jets to its unexperienced mercenaries in Libya U.S. military officials have characterized the presence of Russian weapons in Libya as a potential threat to NATO.
13:00, 20 June 2020
President Zelensky speaks for legalization of private military companies Neither of the two draft laws on the issue have yet been submitted to Parliament.
21:20, 05 June 2020
U.S. accuses Russia of sending jets to Libya Russian military aircraft are likely to provide close air support and offensive fires for the Wagner Group PMC that is supporting the Libyan National Army's fight, the report states.
15:40, 27 May 2020
Russian mercenaries evacuate from western Libya after Haftar losses UN-recognized government forces have, with Turkish help, made sudden strides in recent weeks, seizing a string of towns, capturing the strategically important airbase, and destroying several Russian-made air defense systems.
14:20, 25 May 2020
New evidence published of Russian mercenaries torturing, killing Syrian man – media Warning: This story describes graphic violence.
19:20, 22 April 2020
Ergodan says 2,000 Russian mercenaries deployed in Libya The Turkish leader says Wagner PMC's presence in the war-torn country raises questions.
21:30, 25 December 2019
Five Russian mercenaries killed in Mozambique ambush – media The men were part of the notorious PMC Wagner.
12:20, 31 October 2019
Russian propaganda targets CNN reporter following exclusive reporting on country's secret army in Africa – media CNN has discovered that Wagner now has hundreds of fighters operating on three different continents.
15:20, 15 August 2019
Ukraine must pass law on private military companies – expert The companies may include intelligence officers, commandos, etc.
22:59, 07 August 2019
Barracks for Russian mercenaries built under guise of kids' camp The base near Molkino was a transit point for Wagner PMC fighters before their Syria deployment.
13:30, 05 April 2019
SBU refutes fake report on "Ukrainian PMC" operating in Syria Members of Wagner PMC terrorist syndicate have no citizenship. The only thing that unites them is their willingness to kill on Kremlin’s instructions and for its money, the SBU chief says.
19:45, 28 March 2019
Vega: New PMC in Syria with ties to Russia and Ukraine – CIT Unlike the so-called "Wagner PMC," Vega does not engage in frontline operations, instead providing training to government troops and security to key facilities.
15:16, 28 March 2019