Russian mercenaries suspected in Mali massacre

More than 100 Russian-speaking men were involved in a military operation in March in Moura, Mali, in which some 300 civilian men were executed, according to a Human Rights Watch report out Tuesday. The Russians were suspected mercenaries from the Kremlin-linked Wagner group, it added. The EU stopped training Malian soldiers in late March for fear they would fall under Wagner’s command. Germany urged Mali to investigate the Moura killings.

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