An air defense system that was available to the forces of the Government of the National Accord of Libya shot down a helicopter carrying Russian mercenaries from the private paramilitary company Wagner
Up to 1,600 people from the Russian private military company Wagner (PMC Wagner) left the territory of the armed conflict in western Libya, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Turkish news agency Anadolu on May 25.
Officially, these fighters do not exist, and their military company has no registration. According to the journalist of the Russian BBC Service Ilya Barabanov 8 thousand people have been in the ranks of Wagner for 5 years.
Vladimir Putin sends Syrian mercenaries to Libya, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing the German news agency Bild. The publication notes that the Russian leader probably wants to foment a war in North Africa.