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Prigozhin

2 Sep
Russian investigators have confirmed Yevgeny Prigozhin, a prominent military figure in the Ukraine war and a close ally of Vladimir Putin, is dead. It comes two months after he staged a mutiny against the miltary.
28 Aug 2023
After staging a short-lived mutiny in Russia in June, Yevgeny Prigozhin's Wagner mercenaries were exiled to Belarus. With Prigozhin dead following a plane crash in Russia, will they be withdrawn?
14 Jul 2023
After a failed mutiny, Yevgeny Prigozhin, head of the Wagner Group, has reportedly shut down his media group. But experts and observers warn this won't be the end of fake news and online trolls from Russia.
11 Jul 2023
The Wagner chief's uprising has been seen as the biggest challenge to Putin since the Russian president came power. Wagner commanders are said to have been offered "alternative options for employment."
10 Jul 2023
Heavy rains brought destructive floods to northern India, triggering landslides and damaging houses. People are warned not to venture outside, as weather experts warned more rain is expected.
6 Jul 2023
Just weeks after an aborted mutiny, the head of the private military group Wagner was supposed to be in exile, but Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko now claims he is actually in Russia.
30 Jun 2023
The Wagner Group boss was exiled to Belarus this week following a short-lived rebellion by his mercenaries in Russia. Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya told DW his presence there is a security threat.
29 Jun 2023
In his first remarks since launching — and ending — an insurrection against Russian military leaders over the weekend, Wagner Group head Yevgeny Prigozhin said the aim was to avoid the destruction of the mercenary force.
28 Jun 2023
Condemnation, quickly followed by forgiveness: Putin's contradictory treatment of the warlord Prigozhin is confusing. State media are trying to limit the damage to the president's image, but the country is uneasy.
24 Jun 2023
Wagner mercenary chief Yevgeny Prigozhin said Russia's military leaders targeted his troops, after he made critical remarks. The Russian Defense Ministry denies the allegations.

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