Death of Yevgeny Prigozhin: the head of the Wagner Group falls in a plane crash

The wrecked jet and the mysterious death of Yevgeny Prigozhin, the leader of the Wagner Group


Yevgeny Prigozhin, the leader of the Wagner Group, could have lost the Life in a plane crash. This news was confirmed by the Russian Civil Authority, Rosaviatsia, who reported that the jet Prigozhin crashed on his way from Moscow to San Petersburg. All passengers and crew, a total of 10 people, perished in the incident.

The tragedy comes months after Prigozhin, also known as as "Putin's cook", will star in a failed coup attempt of the state against President Vladimir Putin, which has fuelled the speculations and theories about it. According to Grey Zone, a Telegram channel related to the Wagner Group, the plane would have been shot down by air defenses of Tver. This claim has not yet been officially corroborated.

Another relevant figure of the Wagner Group, Dmitri Utkin, known sympathizer of the Third Reich and considered the second in command, also He could have been aboard the wrecked jet, though he hasn't yet been Confirmed.

Last June, Prigozhin, unhappy with the Kremlin's intentions To incorporate Wagner into the Russian armed forces, he had defied openly to the Russian Government. His whereabouts had been an enigma until now. little. A recent video showed Prigozhin in Africa, where the Wagner Group has interests and relations with nations such as the Central African Republic and Mali.

This tragedy also highlights recent tensions between Prigozhin and the Kremlin. After leading a rebellion against the Kremlin last June, Putin branded him a "traitor", an accusation which, in the complex Russian political world, has serious implications.

Earlier this month, renowned Russian investigative journalist, Christo Grozev had speculated about Prigozhin's fate in an interview with Financial Times. Grozev suggested that Prigozhin could be killed or lead another uprising against Moscow. Although it is premature to establish any Connection, the plane crash has added an unexpected twist to this forecast.

Investigations are ongoing, and further clarification is expected details on the exact circumstances of this tragic accident and the political ramifications it could entail. For now, Russia and the world They watch intently and wait, as another chapter unfolds in the Intricate relationship between power, politics and destiny in the nation Slavic.

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