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Reorganization through Confederation: how Putin is exploiting the PMC Wagner model – by G. Porrino, A. Bolpagni, F. Borgonovo

Despite the death of Yevgeny Prigozhin on 23 August, PMC Wagner continued to operate in the African and Middle Eastern theatre, except for the troops that were engaged in Ukraine and are now stationed in Belarus. In recent months, however, the Ministry of Defence has undertaken a plan to restructure the PMC Wagner network, preserving its tactical-operational assets and the benefits derived.

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New book by Beatrice Nicolini: The End of the Borders, Centro di Cultura Italia-Asia “Guglielmo Scalise”, 2015. In this collection of essays, we believe that an inward looking to the, true, identity of Asian and African groups and tribes, essentially a cultural identity regardless of political boundaries, could ease new, and more empathic approaches to the study of their roles throughout the broader Indian Ocean region. Continue reading