Russian mercenaries in Syria

Yesterday, October 20th, Jihādī sources spread the news on twitter that they found some documents after a raid on a regime stronghold near as-Sukhnah. These documents all point toward a Hong Kong based firm offering mercs (and more) for hire.

The report was originally posted on the KavkazCenter website : http://kavkazcenter.com/eng/content/2013/10/20/18421.shtml

It states that during the attack of ISIS and other groups near as-Sukhna:
Russian mercenaries were also among the eliminated. The name of at least one Russian infidel is established for sure. This is a certain Aleksei Malyuta from Abinsk, Russia’s Krasnodar Territory.

The captured documents reveal that the recruitment of Russian mercenaries for Syria’s Assad regime is carried out by a Hong Kong-based Slavonic Corps Limited. The General Director of the company is a certain S. V. Kramsky.

It actually is unclear whether Aleksei got either killed or captured by ISIS, it is said he just lost his documents during the raid.

A quick search for this Slavonic Corps Limited gives us following: http://slavcorps.org/en/services/14-training

As @troublejee found out the company was founded on January 18, 2012: http://www.companies-hongkong.com/slavonic-corps-limited-10a5v/

Here are some photo’s of documents captured:

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7 comments on “Russian mercenaries in Syria

  1. […] notizia riportata dal blog pietervanostaeyen è stata inizialmente diffusa dal sito jihadista kavkazcenter.com.  Il sito il 20 ottobre, riporta […]

  2. […] as a buffer for their embattled ally, warm water port aside. Just recently a Russian mercenary was killed or captured after a government raid on the town of Al-Sukhnah, hired by Assad through the Hong Kong […]

  3. […] in Action) and had to retreat. During the retreat, one of the contractors, Aleksei Malyuta, lost his ID.This marked the end of the Russian contractors in Syria, at least for the time being. In the end of […]

  4. alli789 says:

    This Russian today the live… it returned to Russia… returned without a backpack and without personal belongings and documents…

  5. […] Van Ostaeyan’s blog about it here. (he was able to dig up some interesting […]

  6. […] Van Ostaeyan’s blog about it here. (he was able to dig up some interesting […]

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