Private Security Firms; just part of doing business, right? Blackwater was America’s version in Iraq; The Wagner Group is Russia’s today in Ukraine and Africa. Atrocities in the Donbass region of Ukraine? Russia cynically said, that’s not us, it’s “little green men.” History Professor Emeritus Dr. Lawrence Wittner on this show reveals the major role of mercenaries, soldiers of fortune in the pay of Russian oligarchs. And they boost their great wages with wholesale looting. The United Nations is not doing it’s job.