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Russian mercenaries fight shadowy battle in gas-rich Mozambique

WorldNews Friday, 29 November 2019
Russian mercenaries fight shadowy battle in gas-rich Mozambique(CNN)A deployment of Russian guns-for-hire, with links to the Kremlin, has sustained casualties in its fight against Islamist militants in Mozambique, multiple sources have told CNN. In another example of Russia's growing reach into Africa, dozens of private military contractors are aiding the Mozambique army which is battling an insurgency in its northernmost province. Russia's 'troll factory' is alive and well in Africa The mercenaries in this resource-rich southern African country appear associated with Yevgeny Prigozhin, a St. Petersburg oligarch so close to the Kremlin that he is known as President Vladimir Putin's "chef." Prigozhin, whose reach in the region stretches into...
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