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Sep 06 2023
The U.K. will officially declare the Wagner Group as a terrorist organization, according to a on Sept. 6 statement from the British Home Office.
The Russian private military company will join al-Qaeda and ISIS on the list of proscribed terrorist organizations in the U.K.
After the order comes into effect on Sept. 13, it will be a criminal offense to be a member of Wagner, use itsThe Kyiv Independent
Jun 29 2023
Not everything is clear yet, but I think it’s possible to at least venture an initial read of what happened over the weekend in Russia.
Yevgeny Prigozhin’s famed mercenary force, PMC Wagner Group, was set to be liquidated by July and incorporated into the regular armed forces of the Russian state. Prigozhin’s march to Rostov and toward Moscow was a protest of this action. He had supportMichael Brendan Dougherty
Aug 24 2023
Members of the notorious Wagner Group have vowed revenge after Russian authorities said its leader, Yevgeny Prigozhin, was a passenger on an aircraft that crashed over the Tver region on Wednesday evening, killing everyone on board. The "Mozhem Obyasnit" (We Can Explain) Russian Telegram news channel reported on Thursday that Wagner members are plotting to take revenge on Russian PresidentNewsweek
Aug 24 2023
Russia has worked to destroy the mercenary Wagner Group since its head, Yevgeny Prigozhin, led a rebellion against the Kremlin’s military leaders two months ago, a think tank concluded in an analysis Wednesday. Prigozhin, his chief of security Valery Chekalov, and Wagner Group founder Dmitry Utkin were all listed among the 10 people aboard a plane that was apparently shot down Wednesday byThe Hill
Aug 23 2023
Yevgeny Prigozhin, the leader of Russian private military company the Wagner Group, which played a key role in Russia's invasion of Ukraine before briefly launching an insurrection against the Russian military, and Russian President Vladimir Putin by extension, died Wednesday in a plane crash, Russian officials said. Prigozhin was on the passenger list of a plane that crashed on Wednesday,ABC News (Online)
Aug 29 2023
Wagner Group leader Yevgeny Prigozhin was buried in a private funeral on Tuesday, his press service said, nearly a week after he and nine others died in a plane crash in Russia.
Prigozhin, 62, was buried at the Prokhorov Cemetery of St. Petersburg in a closed funeral, his press service said on Telegram.
About 20 to 30 people attended the 40-minute "VIP" funeral, according to aABC News (Online)
May 05 2023
Yevgeny Prigozhin, founder of Russian paramilitary outfit the Wagner Group, announced on Friday that his fighters will leave the city of Bakhmut in eastern Ukraine on May 10 due to a shortage of ammunition.
In a message posted on the press service of Prigozhin's company Concord, Prigozhin addressed Russian President Vladimir Putin, Russia's Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Chief ofNewsweek
Jun 26 2023
LONDON -- A chaotic armed rebellion that threatened the longstanding leadership of Russian President Vladimir Putin began Friday and appeared to have been quelled by Saturday evening. The uprising, led by Yevgeny Prigozhin, chief of the paramilitary Wagner Group, began in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don. Forces loyal to Prigozhin marched toward Moscow, before turning back SaturdayABC News (Online)
Aug 24 2023
Yevgeny Prigozhin, longtime leader of the private Russian mercenary Wagner Group, has reportedly died in a plane crash two months after his group launched a short-lived armed mutiny against Vladimir Putin. Several other key figures with the Wagner Group were also reportedly killed in the crash. The crash was “not unexpected,” says Kimberly Marten, Barnard College professor of political scienceDemocracy Now!
May 05 2023
The head of private military company Wagner said Friday he will pull his fighters out of the battle of Bakhmut because Moscow is not supplying them with the ammunition they need. "I am withdrawing the units of PMC Wagner from Bakhmut because, in the absence of ammunition, they are doomed to senseless death," Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin announced in a video Friday on Telegraph as he stood inNewsmax (News)