Russian Privateers Killed in US Airstrikes Over Syria

There are conflicting reports coming out of Syria of between 100 and 200 Russians being killed as a result of US Airstrikes.

All of the Russians appear to have come from a private security company called “Wagner.”

Several Russians killed in US airstrikes in Syria, friends say

Several Russians who had been hired as paramilitary contractors were among more than 100 men killed in US airstrikes in northern Syria last week, according to their friends and families.

The men were working for a private Russian company called Wagner, which has sent hundreds of private contractors to Syria to help both the Russian military and pro-regime forces, according to people who knew them.
One of the dead was 51-year-old Vladimir Loginov. Like many contractors who have gone to Syria, he was a member of a Cossack group of ultranationalists who have also fought in eastern Ukraine.
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