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August 27, 2014

By Bellingcat Investigation Team

Who Exactly Are The Terek Wolf Sotnia?

Back in April Ukrainian Intelligence passed photographs to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) which, they claimed proved that Russian Special Forces were operating in Ukraine to destabilize the country. The photographs depict the gunman operating in the east of the country, where they had been seizing government buildings. The photos appear…

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August 15, 2014

By Bellingcat Investigation Team

How to Locate a “Secret” Pro-Russian Training Camp

Sometimes when geolocating events we can’t rely solely on imagery from sites like Google Earth and Yandex Maps, but instead, we have to utilize several tools and combine multiple sources to come up with an accurate location and complete assessment. In late May, BBC published a YouTube Video titled “Secret training base for Ukraine’s militias”. …

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