At least one has reportedly been taken hostage.
18:45, 16 February 2021
Russia has gained access in the CAR to the exploitation of mineral resources, including diamonds.
21:00, 29 December 2020
Prigozhin has been sanctioned over the role of Wagner PMC in Libya.
16:05, 15 October 2020
The helicopter was carrying Russian mercenaries and ammunition.
17:50, 23 September 2020
He has also told how his son apologized to the Wagner PMC operatives before Belarus handed them back to Russia.
23:05, 08 September 2020
Belarus last month handed back to Russia a group of Wagner PMC troops despite Kyiv's pleas to extradite them to Ukraine to be tried for Donbas war crimes.
23:50, 07 September 2020
The Russian leader earlier accused the U.S. and Ukraine of a joint effort to deploy mercenaries in Belarus to sow unrest.
18:50, 30 August 2020
The story about the "Ukrainian plot to lure and detain Wagner PMC troops" is a Russian hoax aimed at compromising Ukraine.
09:00, 21 August 2020
Advisor to President's Office chief dismisses as "fiction" reports on alleged disruption of classified intel operationNone of the leaders of the President's Office, including its chief, could or had any opportunity to postpone or cancel anything.
14:00, 20 August 2020
These include a temporary suspension of cooperation on extradition issues.
12:40, 20 August 2020
It was Russian media resources that first started spinning the version of Ukraine's alleged involvement in the deployment of Russian mercenaries in Belarus.
14:20, 19 August 2020
They were "invented by Russians, and the goal was to turn everyone against us," the official stresses.
11:40, 19 August 2020
They claimed they had been offered a job in Libya and Syria.
20:55, 16 August 2020
God help the Belarusian authorities not to have another "Donbas" on their territory, Zelensky stressed.
13:40, 15 August 2020
Lukashenko makes "choice in favor of Russia": MFA Ukraine reacts to Wagner PMC fighters' extraditionUkraine "has taken note" of Belarus' move.
23:00, 14 August 2020
Earlier, Ukraine's authorities asked that a number of those apprehended near Minsk be extradited to Kyiv as part of a probe into crimes committed in the Donbas warzone.
20:45, 14 August 2020
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on August 6 instructed to invite the prosecutors general of Ukraine and Russia to Belarus.
14:40, 14 August 2020
All 28 detainees, including nine citizens of Ukraine, were notified they were charged with involvement in terrorism.
16:25, 12 August 2020
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