Day 550 of the Invasion of Ukraine: Russia confirmed Prigozhin's death

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Day 550 of the invasion of Ukraine. Summary of key events in the last 24 hours:

  • The Russian Investigative Committee confirmed Prigozhin's death
  • Three Ukrainian pilots died in a collision of military planes in Ukraine
  • A second ship with grain left Odesa, according to a Ukrainian MP - to Bulgaria
  • Putin obliged the "Wagnerites" to sign an oath of allegiance to Russia


The Russian Investigative Committee confirmed Prigozhin's death

The Russian Investigative Committee confirmed the death of Yevgeny Prigozhin. The TASS agency writes that the genetic identification of those who died in the plane crash in the Tver region has been completed, and among them is the leader of the Wagner military group.

Prigozhin and other Wagner commanders were among the recorded passengers on the downed plane, and the investigative committee now confirms that these were all ten victims.

Yevgeny Prigozhin died in the crash two months after his fighters launched a failed coup attempt in Russia.

Three Ukrainian pilots died in a collision of military planes in Ukraine

Ukrainian air defenses repelled a Russian air attack on the outskirts of Kyiv early this morning, the military administration said.

The air alert was announced in all areas and then ended, there is also information about explosions.

President Volodymyr Zelensky honored the memory of the three Ukrainian military pilots who died in a collision between L-39 training aircraft in the sky over Zhytomyr Oblast, on the Day of Ukrainian Aviation.

In his usual address, Zelensky expressed his condolences to the relatives.

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