Outrage mounts over report Russia offered bounties to Afghanistan militants for killing US soldiers

Eastchester Democratic Committee
Jun 28 2020

Outrage has greeted media reports that American officials believe a Russian intelligence unit offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing foreign soldiers in Afghanistan, including targeting Americans.

The story first appeared in the New York Times, citing its sources as unnamed officials briefed on the matter, and followed up by the Washington Post. The reports said that the US had come to the conclusion about the operation several months ago and that Russia had offered rewards for successful attacks last year.

Click here to read the full article on The Guardian web site.

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