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Wagner Mercenaries Bail Out Chinese Miners Amid Uncertainty Over the Group’s Future in the Central African Republic

Wagner soliders pose with a group of Chinese nationals rescued by the Russian mercenary group in a remote southern viillage in the Central African Republic. Image via @zriboua.

A group of Russian mercenary soldiers part of the controversial Wagner Group reportedly came to the rescue last week of Chinese miners in the Central African Republic (CAR) who had come under attack by local militias.

Specific details of what happened and how Wagner forces got involved with the Chinese mining operation are unknown, according to Hudson Institute analyst Zineb Riboua who published the photos on Twitter.

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