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Russia's Zvonareva denied entry to Poland for WTA

Russian former world number two Vera Zvonareva has been denied entry to Poland where she was to participate in next week's Polish Open WTA tournament, the interior ministry said on July 22.

"Vera Zvonareva was trying to enter our country with a visa granted by France, via a flight from Belgrade," according to a statement issued by the Polish ministry.

Wagner ready to kill Russians: "They won't hesitate"

Former FSB agent and Russian military blogger Igor Girkin warned that members of Wagner would not hesitate to kill Russians if ordered to do so by their leader Yevgeny Prigozhin.
Let us remind you that last month, the Wagner members launched a short-lived armed rebellion against the Russian military leadership.

Wagner troops training Belarus forces

Belarus said Friday that instructors from the Russian mercenary force Wagner were training its troops, following weeks of uncertainty about the future of the group after its failed mutiny in Russia.

The short-lived rebellion was ended by a deal under which some Wagner fighters and their outspoken leader Yevgeny Prigozhin were supposed to move to Belarus.

Putin met with Prigozhin

According to the Kremlin, Putin and Prigozhin met on June 29, five days after the rebellion ended.
As Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov explained, 35 people attended the meeting.
"All the commanders were invited, including Prigozhin himself. This meeting was held in the Kremlin on June 29. It lasted almost three hours," Peskov said without giving details of the meeting.