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Putin confirms Russian military contractors active in Syria
Vladimir Putin says that Russian private military contractors have been active in Syria, adding that they don't represent the state.

 

Asked why the government doesn't offer veterans' benefits to private contractors who fought in Syria, the president says that they have been there in their private capacity and engaged in "oil exploration."

  

The statement marks Putin's first acknowledgement that Russian private military contractors were active in Syria.

 


פרסום ראשון: 06.20.19, 19:00