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Vladimir Putin has survived the most dramatic and direct challenge to his 23-year reign, and the mutinous mercenary oligarch Yevgeny Prigozhin is in the process of being disarmed. Calm has been restored, at least on the surface. And in Ukraine the war grinds on. Now that the dust has settled, has the aborted insurrection in Russia changed anything? What have we learned?

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.

Future of Wagner leader’s business empire is cloudy after rebellion

A chocolate museum in St. Petersburg. A gold mine in the Central African Republic. Oil and gas ventures off the Syrian coast.

The economic ventures of Yevgeny Prigozhin, a former hot dog seller turned Wagner group warlord who staged a brief mutiny against Russia's military last month, stretch far beyond the thousands of mercenaries he deployed in Ukraine, Africa and the Middle East.

War in Ukraine an extension of the ‘shock and awe’ doctrine

The recent developments within Russia with Yevgeny Prigozhin's apparent attempted mutiny have turned the focus from the battlefields in Ukraine to the defense of Moscow from a possible invasion by the Wagner Group. The actions of "Putin's chef" have raised many questions about the situation inside Russia and the reasons behind the almost Russian civil war.