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Associated Press Daybook-Tuesday-Congress-Joint for Tuesday, Nov. 05.

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Wednesday, Nov. 06 10:00 AM Helsinki Commission briefing on Russian mercenaries – Helsinki Commission briefing on ‘Putin’s Shadow Warriors: Mercenaries, Security Contracting, and the Way Ahead’, with experts University of Denver Josef Korbel School of International Studies’ Dr Deborah Avant, former Department of Defense senior analyst for Russian military capabilities Dara Massicot, and former DoD Director of Armed Contingency Contractor Policies and Programs Col. (Ret.) Christopher Mayer – ‘shining a spotlight on the Kremlin’s destabilizing use of mercenaries around the world’, clarifying the difference between Moscow’s approach and that of the U.S. and its allies, and reviewing efforts underway internationally to develop and promote norms that would govern the use of private security and military companies

Location: Rm 2359, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515, USA


Contacts: Stacy Hope, Helsinki Commission,, 1 202 225 1901

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