Enrollment in “Wagner group” takes place in annexed Crimea, - Security Service

Source : 112 Ukraine

Some part of the surnames was already published, the second part of the surnames will be published soon
15:01, 21 February 2019


The enrollment of people in the “Wagner Group” took place in annexed Crimea. Later these people were sent to Sudan as Pryamy TV channel reported citing Head of Apparatus of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) Ihor Huskov.

“We know about not unique cases of the participation of the citizens of Ukraine in the so-called “Wagner Group” when our former citizens participated in it. Moreover, today we can say that the enrollment in the “Wagner Group” took place in occupied Crimea and the group aimed to Sudan. We have already published some of the surnames, and we will publish the second part of the surnames along with the journalists soon,” Huskov said.

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The Wagner Group has been involved in Donbas conflict since May 2014 till August 2015. Then, it has moved to Syria, assisting the Syrian army in a number of combat operations.

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