#The Wagner Group

Russia’s Influence in the Central African Republic

Russia has become the Central African Republic’s preferred ally in its battle with insurgents. But the government’s use of Russian mercenaries as it goes on the offensive is causing domestic divisions and alienating other external partners. Concerns about rights abuses and misinformation campaigns are mounting. Russia has rapidly expanded its...
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Within the Central African Republic, a battalion fashioned by the European Union will likely be managed by Wagner

The data appeared in a report by the European Exterior Motion Company as a result of Brussels is learning sanctions in opposition to Russian mercenary teams. The European Union (EU) introduced a research on sanctions in opposition to non-public conglomerate Wagner on November 15.“attainable” Within the occasion in Mali, new information from the European diplomatic service reminded us that at the very least one battalion from the Central African Republic (CAR) handed below the direct management of this Russian mercenary firm, identified for its proximity to the Kremlin.
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Rebel attacks kill dozens in Central African Republic

Rebel attacks in northwest Central African Republic over the weekend killed at least 30 civilians and two soldiers, local officials said on Tuesday. Simultaneous attacks hit the villages of Kaita and Bayengou on Sunday, near the border with Cameroon some 500 kilometers (300 miles) north of the capital Bangui, said regional administrator Esaie Gbanin, whose death toll has been confirmed. by a humanitarian source.

EU Parliament Condemns ‘Russian Proxy’ Wagner Group’s ‘Heinous Crimes’

Armed men stand guard in the pro-Russian rebel-controlled city of Luhansk, Ukraine, November 2017. Photo: EPA-EFE/ALEXANDER ERMOCHENKO. The European Parliament on Thursday strongly condemned a notorious Russian paramilitary body, saying it “condemns in the strongest terms the heinous crimes committed by the Wagner Group and related private military entities”. The...

MEPs list crimes of 'Kremlin proxy' mercenaries

MEPs have urged the EU to blacklist members of Russia's mercenary Wagner Group, while listing its crimes in multiple conflict zones. The EU ought to impose "targeted EU sanctions against the relevant individuals and entities affiliated with the Wagner Group, as well as individuals and entities working with them," they said in a resolution on Thursday (25 November), which passed by a whopping 585 votes against 40.

European Parliament calls for sanctions against Russia’s Wagner

The European Parliament called on the European Union to impose sanctions on the Russian “Wagner Group” and its clients, including asset freezes and travel bans. This came during a resolution adopted by the European Parliament on Thursday by 585 votes to 40, with 43 abstentions. The European Parliament attributed the...

EU Parliament urges sanctions against infamous Russian Wagner Group

EU urges expansion of sanctions against Wagner Group as it adopts resolution condemning in “the strongest terms the heinous crimes committed' by Russia's mercenary group. European Union lawmakers have condemned crimes committed by the paramilitary group in various conflict zones. The European Parliament has urged EU states to adopt asset...

EU parliament says Russia should bear responsibility for crimes of Wagner mercenaries, welcomes sanctions

2021/11/25 - 18:23 • International, Russian Aggression. On 25 November, the European Parliament adopted n a non-binding resolution welcoming imminent EU sanctions against the Wagner Private Military Company (PMC), with 585 voting for, 40 against, and with 43 abstentions, reported RFE/RL European editor Ricard Jozwiak. The resolution called upon partner countries to adopt similar sanctions, particularly the African Union.

No, Putin Isn’t Trying to Bring Down the West

MOSCOW — If you looked at Russia’s behavior in recent months, you’d think the country’s leaders were out to disrupt the West. In September, the Wagner Group, a Russia-based private military company, popped up in Mali, deeply angering France. In October, Russia broke off diplomatic ties with NATO. This month, reports that Russia had amassed nearly 100,000 troops on the border with Ukraine led the United States to warn that an invasion might be imminent. And in between, Russia stood by while its ally, President Aleksandr Lukashenko of Belarus, engineered a migrant crisis at the border with Poland.

US Secretary of State Blinken warns Russian mercenaries against interfering in Mali

Dakar. US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken The Russian military company Wagner warned against interfering in Mali. It would be particularly unfortunate if foreign actors interfered with plans, with the support of the international community, to restore a democratically elected government in Mali in April, Blinken said in a meeting with fellow Senegalese counterpart Isata Tal Sall on Saturday. By that he meant the Wagner Group in particular.

Blinken says US investing in Africa without unsustainable debt

DAKAR, Nov 21 (NNN-AGENCIES) — US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said his country was investing in Africa without imposing unsustainable levels of debt, as he witnessed the signing of contracts worth more than US$1 billion in Senegal’s capital Dakar. The deals between four US companies and Senegal are being...

Blinken warns Russia’s Wagner group against Mali meddling

Dakar – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Saturday warned the shadowy Russian mercenary group Wagner over involvement in Mali as he pressed for a civilian transition in... Read more. Dakar – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Saturday warned the shadowy Russian mercenary group Wagner over involvement...

Haftar, Seif al-Islam must answer accusations: Libyan prosecutor

Putschist Gen. Khalifa Haftar and Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, the son of former strongman Moammar Gadhafi, should first answer the accusations against them before the country’s presidential elections, local media cited a Libyan prosecutor as saying. Libya al-Ahrar TV said military prosecutor Masoud Erhouma submitted a request to Emad Al-Sayeh, the...

Blinken concludes Africa tour by warning Russia-backed group not to interfere in Mali

Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Saturday warned Russia's Wagner Group against interfering in efforts to promote democracy in the West African nation of Mali, AP reports. Driving the news: "It would be especially unfortunate if outside actors engage in making things even more difficult and more complicated," Blinken said during a news conference in Dakar, Senegal, per AP.