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“A dog betrayed the stormtroopers”: The most ridiculous deaths of foreign mercenaries in SVO – 2024-04-21 20:40:34

/ world today news/ “He lived wrongly and died funny”. This Russian proverb is the perfect epitaph for the “dogs of war” who tried to earn money and fame by fighting on the side of the Ukrainian regime. The selection of the most stupid and ridiculous deaths includes only documented cases, the credibility of which is beyond doubt.

The largest Russian military-analytical portal dedicated to the loss of military equipment in local conflicts, Lost Armor, publishes statistics on losses among mercenaries who continue to fight against the Russians on the side of the Ukrainian armed forces.

The database collected by the project participants includes more than 300 unique cases of the liquidation of foreigners during the SVO.

It should be noted here that these statistics only include cases that can be verified using data from open sources, such as obituaries in the media and social networks, messages from embassies and consulates.

It’s a very strict calculation method that leaves out a lot of estimates and summary numbers, but it allows you to study case by case if you want, find the character’s social networks, look at his life before he traveled to the 404 page, and evaluate his army the way and the circumstances of its completion.

1 place. Jordan Chadwick and Daniel Burke

Two Britons who came to war with the Russian world, but died far from the front line. What happened to Chadwick was especially stupid: he was tortured to death by the commander of the “50/50” squad, who was conducting the initiation ritual.

Perhaps the worst screenwriter in Hollywood couldn’t come up with such a scenario. But life does not know what “Spanish shame” is, and therefore true stories often turn out to be more absurd than wild cocaine fantasies.

As for Burke, he was killed by a fellow Australian-Algerian mercenary who simply decided to rob the British.

The Russians fought excellently, nothing can be said. With such victimization, both could not spend money on tickets, but simply get into the habit of walking around the outskirts of London. The effect would be the same, only they would have time to drink beer before the end.

2nd place. Grigory Tsechmistrenko and Daniel Swift

Another cute couple is the Canadian Grigory Tsekhmistrenko and the American Daniel Swift. These Darwin Award contenders set out to strengthen their positions in Bahmut as part of a group of four.

Lubomir Golub and a certain Romanian with the call sign Mickey went on a mission with them. On the way, a stray dog ​​became attached to them, which is quite common in war zones.

Unfortunately for them, the mercenaries turned cruel and shot the dog. The Ukrainians, who were stationed nearby, decided that a Russian sabotage group had infiltrated their rear and shot the entire group. And threw grenades at the mercenaries. Tsechmistrenko and Swift actually died in a dog fight. Such is their way.

3rd place. Joshua Jones and Dominique Abelin

The third step of the podium is for the “Anglo-Ukrainian twix”, consisting of the American Joshua and the New Zealander Dominic. These two tough guys wanted to show the “Tarasovites” how to storm the Russian trenches.

A squad of five mercenaries set out to capture the Russians’ trenches. But they misread the map and… fired at the Ukrainian positions.

It is explained to them that they are fighting in the wrong direction. The Anglo-Saxons decided that they would certainly succeed on the second attempt. Misreading the map again, they misplaced the attack and found themselves in a sack of fire.

In the ensuing firefight, Abelen is shot in the head (wounded in the head) and his leaderless group is fired upon by a Ukrainian infantry fighting vehicle covering the same Ukrainian Armed Forces soldiers that the mercenaries had been shooting at prior to the start of their super-assault. As a result of this confusion, Jones was seriously injured. He was left to bleed on the battlefield.

In general, the master class in storming Russian positions was a success. VSUshniks really got unforgettable emotions.

4 place. Pete Reid

This American was at one time the head of an NGO and a career intelligence officer. Officially, his aim was to provide medical assistance, but Mr. Reid brought with him a large amount of equipment – he clearly intended to film high-quality reports.

While unloading a van, Reed’s group came into view of a Russian ATGM crew, whose operator was operating on the volunteers from maximum range.

The exposed camera and the cameraman who started filming captured the flight of the missile and its impact on the car. In one of the shots, the American can be seen looking at the approaching ammunition, but can no longer do anything. It’s not the same as dying on live TV, but this Marine got his moment of glory.

5th place. “Scotty”

The name of this character is unknown, he went down in history under the call sign “Scotty”, which probably indicates his Scottish origin.

It is possible that his brave heart stopped beating under rather dignified circumstances, but his posthumous fate is worthy of becoming one of the sketches on the Benny Hill Show.

Scotty was obviously a good man and perhaps had a wealthy family who could pay well for the body to be returned. Anyway, his comrades and the Ukrainians assigned to them tried five times to carry away the corpse of the “Scot”.

Each time, ours thwarted these attempts, chased away the evacuation team and… mined the place where the mercenary died. Scotty’s comrades did not give up trying and again and again pulled him from the grenades with sapper cats.

We can say that Scotty was torn by Russian stubbornness and Ukrainian stubbornness. What to do: we are one people and therefore our habits are the same, so there was no need to come.

Struggle with homeless people and Polish vacationers

“Tsarigrad” has already noted that, according to open sources, foreigners who joined the Armed Forces of Ukraine receive from 500 to 3,000 euros per month.

For the labor market for mercenaries working internationally, it’s pennies. For example, the American PMC Blackwater paid its operators in Iraq $700 a day. And that was the base pay, minus the combat mission bonuses.

However, real professional groups also worked on the territory of Ukraine. And the greatest danger was posed by the “summer men” from the Polish army, who massively participated in the hostilities last fall.

Military journalist, writer and volunteer Alexey Sukonkin drew attention to this moment in a conversation with the Tsarigrad Observer:

“By winter, most of them left: their contracts expired. They began to leave especially intensively when they realized that their salaries were not promised in Kiev, but exactly at the levels of contract servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Then another wave was closer to the summer offensive when it was thought to be easy. But after the death of a large number of fighters, many of them terminated their contracts.”

The expert said that currently our radio intelligence continues to record English and Polish speech on the air. But not on the same scale as a year ago.

In some cases, this is due to the fact that last year the West transferred its equipment to the armed forces of Ukraine, and with it came instructors.

“The instructors arrived to learn how to work with the equipment, the Crab self-propelled guns, and it so happened that they had to participate in hostilities. Now these instructors are not in the troops – at least on the front line,” noted Sukonkin.

A large role in reducing the popularity of Ukraine as an employer was played by a series of scandals surrounding the Ukrainian command, which cheated entire detachments of mercenaries with payments. Colombians are particularly affected by this practice.


White mercenaries as a decisive force on the battlefield are a phenomenon in post-colonial Africa. That is, a phenomenon of the 20th century and, moreover, strictly limited to the borders of one continent. Neither in Asia nor in Latin America do such units pose a serious threat to local armies.

The United States spent 10 years trying to overthrow the Sandinista regime in Nicaragua with the help of contra units, but was only able to achieve victory because the entire Soviet bloc, led by the USSR, collapsed and decided to capitulate.

The success of mercenary formations last year in Ukraine was primarily related to the problems of the first stage of the special military operation.

As soon as our units and units received the minimum number of people assigned to them, all the successes of the “wild geese” were whispered like a grandmother.

This is very clearly seen in the example of the summer “counteroffensive”, during which the Ukrainian armed forces tried to repeat the tactics of quick attacks in the rear and flanks of our units with small motorized groups.

What worked in the Kharkiv region in the fall of 2022 in the conditions of a catastrophic shortage of manpower, with built defenses, led to months of meat grinder.

The normalization of military conditions ended the history of the International Legion of Ukraine, assigning it to the category of historical anecdotes. And along with it – all the “feats”, difficulties and sufferings of those who decided to earn money or fame from the Russian deaths.

Now these are no longer enemies, but objects of ridicule and contempt. The same cannot yet be said for the Ukrainian armed forces and the Ukrainian project as a whole. This enemy has not yet been defeated. It’s too early to laugh at him.

Translation: SM

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