Anti-Imperialism/Foreign Policy

Russia-Ukraine war live: Wagner boss orders troops to turn around

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Wagner crisis exposes fault lines in Russia: Observers

Ukraine war has produced ‘entitlement-carrying actors’ who have now clashed, moving the military action inside Russia, analysts say.

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En esta imagen tomada de un video distribuido por la oficina de prensa de Prigozhin, Yevgeny Prigozhin, propietario del grupo militar privado Grupo Wagner, graba un mensaje en video desde Rostov del Don, Rusia, el 24 de junio de 2023. (Oficina de prensa de Prigozhin vía AP)
Yevgeny Prigozhin, head of the private military group Wagner Group, records a video message from Rostov-on-Don, Russia, on June 24 [Prigozhin Press Office via AP]

Wagner boss Prigozhin to move to Belarus, Kremlin says

Wagner mercenary force chief Yevgeny Prigozhin will move to Belarus under a deal brokered by Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko to end an armed mutiny that Prigozhin had led against Russia’s military leadership, the Kremlin has said.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Saturday that Lukashenko had offered to mediate, with Russian President Vladimir Putin’s agreement, because he had known Prigozhin personally for around 20 years.

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