News from Khartoum
British sources say Khartoum using Russian mercenaries to crack down on demonstrators
he presence of Russian-speaking mercenaries in the Sudanese capital Khartoum raised questions over Kremlin determination to come to the rescue of Omer Al Bashir’s regime which is facing angry popular protests since four weeks, according to British Time’s report released yesterday. News reports underpinned by images taken in Khartoum have been released, with protests escalating in Sudan, the largest possible threat to the regime of President Omer Al Bashir since taking power three decades ago.
According to the Sudanese opposition, mercenary elements were clearly spotted, belonging to some private Russian security corporate (Vanguard Group (in Sudan. The company is providing strategic and operational training to Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services on how to confront the demonstrations erupted across the country.