Many of you have reached out and asked who’s 29155? You have heard them tied to Skripal, 2008 war in Georgia, the near fatal poisoning in April-May 2015 of Emilian Gebrev, the 1979 coup in Afghanistan , and are tied to the Czech ammunition depot explosion in 2014. For you to understand the military unit one must understand where they came from.
The main directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, aka GRU, has been around for decades, operation in tangent with the KGB (now known as the Federal Security Service and the foreign Intelligence Service). The GRU provides tactical battlefield intelligence for Russian commanders and overseas Special Forces units known as Spetsnaz. The GRU engage in electronic surveillance and recruitment of foreign spied and more noteworthy, cyber-espionage, and offensive cyber operations.
Since 2018, Admiral Igor Kostyukov has been the leader of the GRU and has a direct line of authority to the chief of the general staff, General Valery Gerasimov, and the Russian defense minister Sergei Shoigu. Shoigu is a close confidant of Putin, which means major operations, which could lead to major political consequences likely, get top level Kremlin approval.
29155 is reportedly connected to Special Operations Forces Command, whose headquarters is based in Senezh, north of Moscow. Many countries area starting to tie their attacks to this group. For example, one should wonder if the Czech Republic could tie a historical attack to their country, could your countries government identify a horrific event to the GRU or specifically 29155? Comment on events in your countries history and how it could be tied to them.