Sat. Sep 30th, 2023

An Embraer enterprise jet crashed on Aug. 23 north of Moscow close to Russia’s Tver area, killing all 10 individuals on board, Russian authorities stated. Amongst them: Yevgeniy Prigozhin, the chief of Russia’s Wagner mercenary group, who led a brief however dramatic rise up in opposition to the Kremlin in July.

Prigozhin was presumed lifeless for a number of days whereas authorities recovered the our bodies from the crash web site, though Russian President Vladimir Putin appeared to eulogize him the day after the crash, saying he was a “gifted man” who “made critical errors.” It wasn’t till Sunday that Russia’s Investigative Committee confirmed his loss of life, citing DNA take a look at outcomes. Different prime Wagner leaders have been additionally killed within the crash.

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