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UK Special Forces Operations: Russia

Britain’s Special Forces have been deployed operationally in at least 19 countries in the past decade, new analysis reveals, raising questions over the degree of transparency and democratic consent these shadowy units operate under. This section outlines the extent of UKSF’s operations in Russia.

2014

February: SAS form part of the delegation to protect against Islamic terror attacks at Sochi Winter Olympics. Source: “SAS soldiers will be on hand to protect our athletes in the event of an incident.” (Express)