THREE KINDS OF RUSSIAN TROOPS IN CHECHNYA.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 17
The Russian armed forces inChechnya now include three different categories of fighters: $2 a dayconscripts, $500 a month special forces career soldiers, and “kontrakniki”mercenaries who are paid but also engage in massive looting. This lattergroup has been drawn to the fighting through articles and ads in the Russianversion of Soldier of Fortune magazine, the Moscow Times (no. 48) reported.
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