Russian unbiased media launched a video on Thursday exhibiting Prigozhin, the pinnacle of the personal army firm Wagner, which has launched an armed riot in Russia, addressing fighters. Although it’s not potential to obviously see Mr. Prigogine within the video, Wagner is staying in Belarus, a neighboring nation of Russia, and neighboring international locations are on excessive alert.
Russian unbiased media reported on the nineteenth that Mr. Prigogine’s video was launched on the SNS account that reported Mr. Prigogine’s claims.
The date and site of the footage are unknown, and the footage is darkish and blurry, making it unattainable to obviously see Mr. Prigogine.
Among them, Prigozhin stated to the fighters, “We have determined to remain right here in Belarus for some time.We will make the Belarusian military the second military on this planet.
He additionally stated, “Let’s take a brand new path to Africa,” and will have indicated his intention to proceed actions in African international locations the place Wagner’s involvement has been identified.
In Belarus, President Lukashenko indicated his intention to just accept Wagner fighters, and on the 14th of this month, the Ministry of Defense launched a video of fighters coaching Belarusian troopers.
An unbiased Belarusian watchdog stated a number of Wagner convoys entered camps in central Belarus over the nineteenth, estimating that greater than 2,000 fighters had arrived.
On the opposite hand, Lithuanian President Nauseda stated on the nineteenth that “the truth that Wagner is near our border is an additional risk,” and neighboring international locations have gotten extra vigilant.