The Russian Ministry of Defense announced that the Ukrainian army took advantage of the provocation of the founder and leader of Wagner, Yevgeny Prigojin, and concentrated its troops in the direction of Bahmut.
Wagner’s founder, Yevgeny Prigojin, accused the Russian army of attacking Wagner and threatened to retaliate.
Upon this situation, the Federal Security Service (FSB) opened a criminal case on the charge of “armed riot”.
In a statement made by the Russian Ministry of Defense, the allegations that Wagner attacked his camps were denied.
Russia’s Federal Security Service called on members of the Russian security company Wagner to capture the company’s founder, Yevgeny Prigojin.
Due to the crisis between the Russian state and the security company Wagner, security measures have been increased in Moscow. Armored vehicles took to the streets in Moscow.