Russian private military unit has arrived in Yemen, reports say.

"It is not specified whether these 'private military' are part of Wagner [PMC] units, known for their operations in Syria and African countries," WarGonzo Telegram-channel reported with reference to its own sources in Russian law enforcement agencies.

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Earlier, Chairman of the Supreme Political Council of the Houthi people Mahdi Al-Mashat sent a telegram to Russian President Vladimir Putin with a request to "help end the civil war" in the country. He expressed hope that the Russian Federation would play a "significant role" in stopping the aggression and lifting the Yemen blockade.