Sunday, April 23, 2023

Russian Mercenary Group Closely Tied to Sudan's Warring Generals

 The Washington Post published on 22 April 2023 an article titled "Russian Mercenaries Closely Linked with Sudan's Warring Generals" by Katharine Houreld, Dalton Bennett, and Robyn Dixon.  

Russia's mercenary organization known as the Wagner Group has provided equipment and training to the Sudanese security forces, especially the Rapid Support Forces, advised government leaders, and conducted information operations.  Wagner's founder, Russian oligarch Yevgeniy Prigozhin, reportedly even offered to mediate the Sudan crisis.