Russia's Prigozhin admits link to Wagner mercenaries for first time

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Russian oligarch Yevgeny Prigozhin admitted that he was directly involved in creating the Wagner Group. The Wagner Group is a network of mercenaries and a de facto private army of Russia's President Vladimir Putin. The entrepreneur had previously sued media outlets that associated him with the mercenary group.
Published 2 months ago · Moscow, Russian Federation

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Russia's Prigozhin admits link to Wagner mercenaries for first time

LONDON - Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin said on Monday that he had founded the Wagner Group private military company in 2014, the first public confirmation of a link he has previously denied. The Wagner Group, staffed by veterans of the Russian armed forces, has fought in Libya, Syria, the Central African Republic and Mali, among other countries. The press service of Prigozhin's

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2 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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Russia's Prigozhin admits link to Wagner mercenaries for first time

LONDON (Reuters) - Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin said on Monday that he had founded the Wagner Group private military company in 2014, the first public confirmation of a link he has previously denied. Read full story

2 months ago·Malaysia
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Putin's 'chef' Prigozhin admits creating Wagner mercenary outfit in 2014

By Sebastian Shukla and Anna Chernova, CNNYevgeny Prigozhin, one of Russia’s most elusive oligarchs, now admits to founding the private military company known as Wagner in 2014, reversing years of denials about his connection to the shadowy outfit.Prigozhin is so close to the Kremlin that he is known as Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “chef.”On social media on Monday, Prigozhin released a statement via his company Concord Catering, which bega…

2 months ago·Colorado Springs, United States
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2 months ago·Moscow, Russian Federation
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