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Wagner Chief Prigozhin Fist-Bumped By Civilians On His Way Into Exile, Soldiers Fire Celebratory Gun Shots In Streets

Posted on AllSides June 25th, 2023
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After failing to topple President Vladimir Putin‘s regime in Russia, Wagner mercenary chief Yevgeny Prigozhin was given fist bumps and cheered by Russian civilians on his way into exile as his soldiers fired off celebratory gunshots.

Since launching his armed uprising over the last 24 hours, Russia political and military establishment has been upheaved by Prigozhin march toward Moscow. However, the man who was once nicknamed, “Putin’s Chef” called off the assault on the nation’s capital after negotiating a peace deal with Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko.

A Kremlin official announced on Saturday that all criminal charges against Prigozhin...

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