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Private Military Companies (PMCs)

Wagner Group. A private military corporation closely associated with the Russian government. Used as a proxy force in Syria, Libya, and other countries. In June 2023 the Wagner Group revolted and conducted a short-lived march on Moscow.

Jones, Seth et al, Russia's Corporate Soldiers: The Global Expansion of Russia's Private Military Companies, Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), July 2021, PDF, 114 pages.


Russian Regular Ground Forces Order of Battle: Russian Military 101, by Mason Clark and Karolina Hird, Institute for the Study of War, October 12, 2023, PDF, 60 pages.





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