RFE/RL: U.S. slaps more sanctions on Kremlin-linked businessman Prigozhin Five companies connected to Yevgeny Prigozhin, as well as three individuals were sanctioned.
10:30, 16 July 2020
U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair introduces legislation condemning Putin's ally Prigozhin Engel says Prigozhin continues to use different tools to undermine American interests.
17:40, 14 June 2020
Five Russian mercenaries killed in Mozambique ambush – media The men were part of the notorious PMC Wagner.
12:20, 31 October 2019
U.S. tightens sanctions on Putin ally linked to election tampering – media Evgeny Prigozhin was indicted in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 vote, accused of being a mastermind of the Internet Research Agency, a "troll farm" that tried to help elect President Donald Trump.
09:56, 01 October 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
Russian "troll slayer" goes undercover at troll factory, finds hundreds working in rotating shifts The whistleblower believed her work would help Facebook understand how its platform could be gamed, but no longer believes the fight against trolls is winnable.
16:05, 20 March 2019
New evidence ties murder of three Russian journalists in CAR to "Putin's chef" – media Witness accounts, call records, and other evidence point at the Russian trace in the elaborately orchestrated killings.
11:05, 11 January 2019
No denial from Putin on Wagner mercenaries in Donbas The Russian president says over a million people are employed in the field of "security."
17:50, 20 December 2018
Russia was plotting massive terror attacks in Ukraine: Babchenko discloses previously classified data around life attempt The journalist says it's not the information about German's guilt that is more important but that about "the roots" of the assassination attempt.
13:40, 01 October 2018
Gold for "Putin's Chef": Media reveal why Russian mercenaries come to CAR At the same time, the Segodnya newspaper with reference to a Ukrainian military expert Oleksandr Kovalenko wrote that the killing of three Russian journalists in CAR could be a result of an ongoing fight between Russian top officials for control over private military companies, and hence significant cash flows.
19:10, 02 August 2018
Russian troll factory expands its workspace threefold in 2018 - Euromaidan Press <p>When the employees of the famous “troll factory” in St. Petersburg return to their desks after the Russian holidays, they will be writing comments and posts on social media in much more spacious offices, the Euromaidan Press reported. </p>
15:00, 10 January 2018