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Russia Confirms Prigozhin Death In Plane Crash

Russia confirms Prigozhin death in plane crash. The sudden and enigmatic demise of Yevgeny V. Prigozhin, the chief of the notorious Wagner mercenary group, has sent shockwaves across Russia and the international community.

Author:Suleman Shah
Reviewer:Han Ju
Aug 29, 202310.4K Shares183.3K Views
Russia confirms Prigozhin death in plane crash. The sudden and enigmatic demise of Yevgeny V. Prigozhin, the chief of the notorious Wagner mercenary group, has sent shockwaves across Russia and the international community.
The Russian authorities have officially confirmed his death, ending days of speculation regarding his fate.
Prigozhin's death comes in the wake of a plane crash, raising numerous questions about the circumstances surrounding the incident and the implications for the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.

Confirmation Of Prigozhin's Death And Speculation Over Cause

Russian investigators confirmed on Sunday that genetic testing matched the remains from the crash site with all the names listed on the jet's manifest, thus officially confirming Prigozhin's death.
The plane crash occurred just two months after Prigozhin launched a failed mutiny against Russia's military leadership.
Western officials have speculated that the plane may have been destroyed by an explosion, possibly ordered by President Vladimir V. Putin in retaliation for Prigozhin's mutiny.
However, the Kremlin has vehemently denied these claims, dismissing them as an "absolute lie."

Wagner's Prigozhin confirmed dead after tests, Russia says - BBC News

Prigozhin's Role In Wagner Group

Yevgeny V. Prigozhin was at the helm of the Wagner private military group, a formidable force known for its involvement in Syria, Africa, and Ukraine, advancing Russia's interests while gaining notoriety for its military effectiveness and ruthless tactics.
In Ukraine, Wagner played a pivotal role in bolstering Russian forces and engaging the Ukrainian military in a protracted battle for the city of Bakhmut, which fell to Russian control after an extended conflict.
Prigozhin's influence extended beyond Europe, as Wagner expanded its activities in Africa. The mercenary group gained political influence and secured economic interests, including mining concessions and involvement in various industries.
While Wagner strengthened autocratic governments in countries like the Central African Republic, Mali, Libya, and Sudan, it also left behind a trail of human rights abuses, including torture and summary executions.

Uncertainty Surrounding Wagner's Future

The death of Prigozhin raises questions about the future of the Wagner private military group.
With Russian authorities officially declaring Prigozhin dead, the fate of the group he founded remains uncertain.
There are indications that the Kremlin might seek to consolidate control over Wagner's assets, potentially integrating them into new military companies affiliated with or closely linked to the Ministry of Defense.
Prigozhin's involvement in the conflict in Ukraine, particularly his recruitment of ex-convicts to bolster Russian forces, had a notable impact on the battlefield dynamics.
The repercussions of his strategies are still unfolding, leaving Ukrainian forces grappling with their consequences.
The ongoing conflict and the sudden developments add complexity to the situation and could influence Russia's approach to the conflict and its relations with Ukraine and the international community.
The newsof Prigozhin's death has prompted mixed reactions among Russians.
Mourners gathered near Red Square to pay their respects, reflecting the broader appeal Prigozhin held due to his role in Wagner's military activities.
The extent of Prigozhin's legacy remains uncertain, as Russian authorities consider the future of Wagner and its place within the state's control.

Final Words

The mysterious death of Yevgeny V. Prigozhin has left a void in the leadership of the Wagner mercenary group and raised questions about its future trajectory.
As Russia navigates the aftermath of his demise, both domestic and international implications remain uncertain.
The circumstances surrounding Prigozhin's death, combined with his strategic impact on conflicts in Ukraine and Africa, mark a significant chapter in the evolving dynamics of global warfare and geopolitics.
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Suleman Shah

Suleman Shah

Suleman Shah is a researcher and freelance writer. As a researcher, he has worked with MNS University of Agriculture, Multan (Pakistan) and Texas A & M University (USA). He regularly writes science articles and blogs for science news website and open access publishers OA Publishing London and Scientific Times. He loves to keep himself updated on scientific developments and convert these developments into everyday language to update the readers about the developments in the scientific era. His primary research focus is Plant sciences, and he contributed to this field by publishing his research in scientific journals and presenting his work at many Conferences. Shah graduated from the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (Pakistan) and started his professional carrier with Jaffer Agro Services and later with the Agriculture Department of the Government of Pakistan. His research interest compelled and attracted him to proceed with his carrier in Plant sciences research. So, he started his Ph.D. in Soil Science at MNS University of Agriculture Multan (Pakistan). Later, he started working as a visiting scholar with Texas A&M University (USA). Shah’s experience with big Open Excess publishers like Springers, Frontiers, MDPI, etc., testified to his belief in Open Access as a barrier-removing mechanism between researchers and the readers of their research. Shah believes that Open Access is revolutionizing the publication process and benefitting research in all fields.
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