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US mercenaries in Ukraine, German intelligence says

12.05.14 @ 09:58

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Some 400 mercenaries from the US firm Academi 9formerly known as Blackwater) are active in Ukraine against pro-Russian separatists, German intelligence sources told Bild am Sonntag, citing US intelligence. Asked if they will discuss this at the foreign affairs council on Monday, German foreign minister Steinmeier said "No, not yet."