Prigozhin’s Bold Statement and Criticism of Russian Army
Yevgeny Prigozhin, the chief of Wagner, a private military company, has made a daring statement in front of Russian President Vladimir Putin. With a force of 25,000 mercenaries, Prigozhin boldly declared that they are ‘ready to die’ for their cause. According to BNO News, Prigozhin emphasized their commitment to the motherland and the Russian people, whom they seek to liberate from those responsible for civilian casualties.
Unidentified Men Surround Russian Army Headquarters in Rostov
Reports from local Russian media have confirmed a concerning development at the Russian army’s headquarters in Rostov-on-Don. Unidentified individuals dressed in military fatigues have cordoned off several key locations, including the military headquarters, city administration building, Russian intelligence (FSB) office, and the local police station. Speculation suggests that among the Wagner mercenaries, there may be defected Russian troops.
Rising Tensions Lead to Evacuation of Russian Intelligence Offices
As tensions escalate, Russian intelligence offices in the Voronezh and Lipetsk regions have been evacuated. There are increasing concerns of a possible coup in Russia, prompting this precautionary measure. Governor Igor Artamonov of the Lipetsk region has urged residents to remain calm and stay indoors, emphasizing the reinforcement of security measures in the area.
- Wagner fighters have cordoned off key locations, including the military headquarters, city administration building, Russian intelligence (FSB) office, and the local police station.
- Unconfirmed reports suggest the presence of defected Russian troops among the Wagner mercenaries.
- Russian intelligence offices in the Voronezh and Lipetsk regions have been evacuated due to the escalating tensions.
- Governor Igor Artamonov has emphasized the reinforcement of security measures and urged residents to remain calm.
Note: The information provided in this article is based on available reports and should be treated as preliminary until further updates are received.