Did Putin kill Yevgeny Prigozhin? Probes show Russians are skeptical
The Russian people are skeptical over the circumstances of Wagner Group leader Yevgeny Prigozhin’s death, according to Western-based survey groups that are probing Russian public opinion and gauging the strength of the Kremlin to shape the public narrative.
Prigozhin’s violent death in a plane crash was hardly a surprise given his short-lived armed rebellion against Russian President Vladimir Putin. Critics and enemies of Putin in Russia have a tendency to end up dead or in prison.
Yet many of the circumstances of Prigozhin’s death in the Aug. 23 crash are a mystery,...