russia’s Private Military Companies Recruits Political Prisoners from Chechnia
January 5, 2023
According to Ukraine’s military intelligence data, russian private military company “Wagner Group” has begun to recruit convicts from the correctional institutions of the Chechen Republic of the russian federation. Most of the prisoners were convicted for political reasons.
The process of recruiting prisoners to the ranks of “Wagner Group” PMC is ongoing in the colony settlement No. 3 in the town of Arhun, as well as in the correctional facility No. 2 of the village of Chernokozovo.
More than 50 convicts have already been "mobilised" from both colonies, most of whom were convicted on fabricated cases.
Colony employees are already threatened with punishment for disclosing this information.