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Kremlin rejects reports of Russian bounties to kill US troops in Afghanistan

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Kremlin rejects reports of Russian bounties to kill US troops in AfghanistanRussia has dismissed as “lies” media reports alleging that a Russian military intelligence unit attempted to pay bounties to members of the Taliban militant group to kill American troops in Afghanistan. In a controversial report on Friday, the New York Times, citing an unnamed source, claimed that a top-secret unit within the Russian military intelligence, or the GRU, had allegedly offered monetary rewards to Taliban-linked militants to kill US troopers in...
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Andy That's In The Bonnevilles Podcast Video of the podcast up on youtube. Has Russia been paying bounty to the Taliban. ? No, no it hasn't. https://t.co/X9IJMQlTDY 1 minute ago

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Edith McDonald RT @Only4RM: Turns out the intel that Russia was paying out a bounty to the Taliban for dead American was in the Daily Brief on 2/27 and Tr… 6 minutes ago