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 Nine Russian сontractors killed in Syria, - Wall Street Journal

As many as nine Russian contractors died when a mortar round hit their base in western Syria in October of this year. According to interlocutors of the medium, the dead Russians were members of a closed military group called OSM, which participated in military operations in the Donbas.

Censor.NET reports citing LB.ua.

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Journalist and former adviser for security Affairs Denis Korotkov told that the Russian contract servicemen who died in Syria were part of a closed military group called OSM. The formation is also known as the Wagner group due to the alias of its leader, a former Russian military who participated in many armed conflicts since the collapse of the USSR.

The OSM group had also participated in military activities in Ukraine on the side of the pro-Russian terrorists.

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Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n365936