Soldiers of Wagner Group take over Rostov in Russia !

Wagner Group’s mutiny in Russia !

Moscow (Russia) – Wagner Group with its private army has revolted against Russia and its 25,000 soldiers took over Rostov city. Yevgeny Prigozhin, the Chief of this army, warned that his men were moving towards Moscow and would destroy everything that stood in their way. Russian authorities have tightened security, issuing an alert warning in Moscow while deploying additional army men at President Putin’s home, office, and Parliament. Battle tanks are also brought for protection. With the Wagner Group’s mutiny, there is a possibility of a change of power in Russia. Prigozhin had accused Putin of a nuclear attack on Wagner’s training camp in Ukraine. Later, Russia started an inquiry into him. Several soldiers of Wagner were killed in the nuclear attack, which angered Prigozhin, and he is leading a mutiny with Russia.

1. Prigozhin has claimed that his soldiers have entered the Russian border and have even shot down a Russian helicopter. His soldiers have taken over many places in Rostov city.

2. He also said that the group had an army of 25,000 soldiers. They have set their goal and are ready to die to achieve the same. They were fighting for their motherland and Russian citizens.

3. Prigozhin claimed that his army has entered the south border of Russia and taken over buildings of the district administration.

4. Wagner Group’s mutiny has disturbed the atmosphere in Russia, and the Government Administration has advised residents to stay home.

What is Wagner Group ?

Wagner Group is a private paramilitary organisation in Russia. The soldiers of this organisation work beyond Russian law. The Group was first identified in 2014. This organisation supported the separatist forces in Ukraine.

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Yevgeny Prigozhin, the chief of the Wagner mercenary group, has left the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don with his soldiers.

Within hours of Prigozhin’s about-face, the Kremlin announced he would leave for Belarus and Russia would not prosecute either him or the group’s members.

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“The moment has come when blood may spill. That’s why, understanding the responsibility for spilling Russian blood on one of the sides, we are turning back our convoys and going back to field camps according to the plan,” Prigozhin said on an official Telegram channel.