The security service of Ukraine published new evidence of concealment by the Russian authorities of the fact of mass loss of mercenaries PMC “Wagner” on the territory of other countries, namely in Syria and Sudan. About it reports UNN, citing the press-service SB of Ukraine.
“The security service of Ukraine published another proof of concealment by the authorities of the Russian Federation of the facts of massive losses of the Russian mercenaries freelance divisions GU of the General staff of the armed forces under the name PMC “Wagner” on the territory of other countries”, – stated in the message.
In the press center noted that on February 7 last year, the result of a daring attack during the truce, the forces of the Syrian opposition in Deir-ez-Zor killed more than a hundred Russian military. In SBU noted that available materials indicate that the participation of fighters of “PMC Wagner” this attack is directly paid by the Russian businessman and “Putin’s cook” Eugene Prigogine.
Added that the SBU was established in October last year released a list of more than 200 Russian mercenaries, the so-called “prigorovskaja offensive”, most of which are in 2014-2017 was involved in terrorist activities in the Donbas. In addition, the SBU carried out a number of spacefire and published a number of documents with evidence of the death of at least 64 members of the “PMC Wagner” 57 Russian citizens, two of whom also have citizenship of Moldova and Ukraine respectively, six Ukrainians and one Armenian.
“But the Russian authorities continue to lie to their own people and the international community, and in fact refuses to acknowledge the dead, all destroyed by members of the “PMC Wagner.” By order of the Russian leadership to this involved not only GU General staff of the armed forces and the FSB, and the office of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation. As another proof of the SBU will publish a photo of the inside of the passports of the victims on February 7 last year in Syria 57 citizens of the Russian Federation, each person can personally see the lies of the Russian authorities, checking the authenticity of these passports on the resource Chief Directorate for migration, Ministry of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation”, – noted in SBU.
In particular, added that 57 of the dead members of the “PMC Wagner” only in respect of four (Ananiev, Ignatiev, Nikulin and Solomatov) during the verification of the invalidity of passports “in connection with the death”, in respect of two (Vertinsky, Goncharov) – “seized and destroyed”. The remaining 51 passport continue to be valid even after a year from the date of the death of the mercenaries.
“Such a cynical concealment, the results of several journalistic investigations of the Western and Russian media, which not only confirmed the information of the SBU, but also released additional evidence of the death of more than three dozen “vagnerovsky”. These data are supported by the evidence of their relatives about the circumstances of death in Syria, photos of death certificates and burial sites mercenaries”, – said the Agency.
Clarifies that detailed information for each of the 64 killed in Syria by Russian military unveiled the “Social centre of research of signs of crimes against national security of Ukraine “Peacemaker”.
“However, the SBU does not exclude that the cynical concealment by the Russian authorities to the death of the mercenaries used Prigogine, the leadership of the state to the General staff and the command “PMC Wagner” for personal enrichment for misappropriation of “earnings dead souls” that continue to be alive for the staffing of this terrorist unit. In this case we can talk about earnings of two million dollars,” the report States.
Commenting on the released information, the Chairman of SBU Vasily Gritsak noted that “the whole world is witnessing solid Russian lies.”
“Lies about the lack of regular Russian troops in Donbas and lack of involvement in the Downing of Boeing MH-17 lies about no Russian fighters “PMC Wagner” and their mass death in Syria, the lies about the innocence of the officers of the GU General staff of the armed forces to attempt to poison the family Skrobala in British Salisbury lies about the involvement of Russian mercenaries in the murder of Russian journalists in the Central African Republic and the suppression of popular protests in Sudan. A lie mixed with blood, of greed and fear for their crimes – is the real face of the Russian special services. The situation with the passports of the killed mercenaries – a clear confirmation”, – said Hrytsak.
In SBU noted that they had established the fact of the death of two more people from the list 206 of mercenaries “PMC Wagner”, which was published by the Service in September 2018, namely Elizarov Oleg Vladimirovich, 18.04.1967 G. R., a citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Taldykorgan, private room in PVK M-2701; Marchenko and Viktor, 02.02.1968 G. R., a citizen of the Russian Federation, Smolensk.
“However, the security Service of Ukraine does not rule out that these mercenaries were destroyed in the Sudan, it has the confirmation of participation in the suppression of popular protests in the African country in December 2018 – January 2019 the individual participants of last year’s “prigorovskaja offensive” under the Deir ez-Zor”, – said in the SBU.
As reported in the press center of the security Service of Ukraine intends shortly to publish further evidence of terrorist activities employees freelance divisions GU of the General staff of the armed forces under the name “PMC Wagner” in Ukraine.