Ten people have died in a plane crash in Russia. According to Russian state media, Yevgeny Prigozhin, head of the private militia Wagner, is among the passengers on the plane.
According to the French news agency AFP, the accident with the Private plane happened. Between Moscow and St. Petersburg on Wednesday. Seven passengers and three crew members were on board this plane.
Earlier, Tass reported that a private plane had crashed in the Tver region, north of Moscow.
The Russian Aviation Agency told the Tass News Agency that the investigation into the plane crash in Tavar has started today. The passenger list also included the name Yogini Prigozhan.
Russia also hired the Wagner Group during the war against Ukraine. But Yevgeny Prigozhin’s relationship with the top leadership of the Russian Defence Ministry and military has recently soured.
The 62-year-old president also announced a coup against the top leadership of Russia’s military. In the last week of June, which Russian President Vladimir Putin said could push his country into civil war. ‘
A few days later, under an agreement, Yevgeny Prigozhin withdrew his declaration of rebellion, and it was decided that he would leave Russia and move to neighbouring Belarus.
Wagner’s chief said that he did not want to shed the blood of the Russians and ordered his army to stop the advance and go back.
Earlier, the founder of Wagner Group said that the coup was not to topple the Russian government. But to bring to justice the military and defence chiefs who committed mistakes. And unprofessional actions during the war in Ukraine. What?’
In this regard, the Kremlin said that “a few days after the coup, President Vladimir Putin had a long meeting with Prigozhne.”
According to the Russian president’s spokesman, Vladimir Putin met with Yevgeny Prigozhin. And his commanders in the Kremlin to discuss Wagner’s armed coup against senior military officers.
Even after the deal, the head of the Wagner group was seen roaming freely in Russia several times.
The Pentagon said last month that the Russian private militia Wagner was no longer participating in combat operations in Ukraine with “any significant capacity.”
On the other hand, the Kremlin said that “a few days after the coup, President Vladimir Putin had a long meeting with Prigozhne.”