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Russia Reportedly Offered Taliban Bounties to Kill U.S. Troops – Do You Want a Hearing?
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  • JunnaLayn
    06/30/2020
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    Hot off the presses! Suspicions of Russian Bounties Were Bolstered by Data on Financial Transfers Analysts have used other evidence to conclude that the transfers were likely part of an effort to offer payments to Taliban-linked militants to kill American and coalition troops in Afghanistan. American officials intercepted electronic data showing large financial transfers from a bank account controlled by Russia’s military intelligence agency to a Taliban-linked account, which was among the evidence that supported their conclusion that Russia covertly offered bounties for killing U.S. and coalition troops in Afghanistan, according to three officials familiar with the intelligence. Read the rest of the story: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/30/us/politics/russian-bounties-afghanistan-intelligence.html?campaign_id=60&emc=edit_na_20200630&instance_id=0&nl=breaking-news&ref=cta&regi_id=108577894&segment_id=32257&user_id=5999a41e644deaf8869157655589d345

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