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OSINT/IMINT: Making images talk. (Keep in mind that using Open Source Intelligence tools & methods has limitations, *info posted here may need further verifications/confirmations. let's take a moment to analyse open source images. #osint #ukraine #chechens #hitsquad 1/3
Mapping movements with timings, this photo seems to have been taken prior to deployment, maybe on the day of deployment? Carrying bags means departure and taking a photo of all 3 means it's an important day. (left to Right: Tushaev, Martynov, Mezhidov)
Individual amongst Chechens. No patches/rankings. No weapons showing meaning he may not be interested in fighting. (mentor?). Look at the Chechen Republic aide's body language, knees are bent, facing forward, this guy may be higher up in rank. Facial rec confidence level is high.
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Nearly 15 yrs ago, 8 dead bodies washed up on the coast of Banjul, Gambia. It was the beginning of a saga that wld reveal how then President, Yahya Jammeh, ordered the #massmurder of 54 irregular #WestAfrican migrants. It's the story of #Jammeh2Justice...

Of the 56 #WestAfricans murdered, at least 44 were from Ghana. Others came from #Nigeria, Senegal, Togo. They were looking to go to Spain through irregular routes when their boat detoured inexplicably into the Banjul harbour.

The killings were done by an elite #hitsquad maintained by Jammeh as President. They were called #TheJunglers. They claimed that migrants were supposed to be part of a team of #mercenaries sent to overthrow the Jammeh regime.

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