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Number of Russian mercenaries fighting for Haftar in Libya rises to 1400, report says

The number of mercenaries from Russian Wagner Group headed by Yevgeny Prigozhin, also known as “Putin’s chef” for his Kremlin catering contracts, who arrived at a forward base in Libya in the first week of September to bolster Khalifa Haftar’s forces, has risen to 1400, Bloomberg reported on Friday.

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Is Libya the new Syria for Putin’s secret army?

Two years after Russian President Vladimir Putin came to blows with his then prime minister Dmitri Medvedev over a Russian abstention from a UN resolution which paved the way for the fall of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi in Libya, a mysterious – but high quality – documentary appeared on the internet …

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Italian lawmakers: Russian mercenaries concerning turning point in Libya’s conflict

Italian Parliament members from the governing party have warned that hundreds of Russian mercenaries fighting for Khalifa Haftar’s forces in Libya constitute a concerning turning point in the conflict and damage national reconciliation efforts before the international conference in Berlin.

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Libya complains to Moscow about Russian mercenaries fighting for Haftar’s forces

The Head of the Libyan Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj has confirmed that his government has submitted a complaint to Moscow about Russian mercenaries fighting alongside Khalifa Haftar’s forces that are leading an offensive against Tripoli.

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