“The Wagner convoy left Rostov and headed towards the field camps,” Rostov Region Governor Vasily Golubev said in a statement on the Telegram channel.
In the images on social media, it was seen that Wagner left the building of the Russian Southern Military District Headquarters in Rostov-Na-Don and removed all his military equipment from the city.
In addition, there were images of Wagner’s founder Yevgeny Prigojin, who challenged Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu, leaving Rostov-Na-Don by car.
Measures being lifted
In the statement made by the Russian Federal Highway Agency (Rosavtodor), it was reported that all restrictions on highways were lifted.
On the other hand, it was stated that the “anti-terrorist operation” declared due to an armed rebellion in regions close to the Ukrainian border, especially in Moscow and the Moscow region, will be lifted.
The revolt of the Wagner group against Russian rule
Yevgeny Prigojin, the founder of the private security company Wagner, accused the Russian army of organizing an attack on Wagner and threatened to respond, Wagner fighters left Ukraine and entered the border Rostov region.
Upon this situation, the Federal Security Service (FSB) opened a criminal case on the charge of “armed riot”.
Russian President Vladimir Putin described Wagner’s rebellion as “treason”.
Prigojin announced that they would go to Moscow, and the Kremlin administration had increased security measures in many parts of the country.
It was reported that Yevgeny Prigojin accepted the proposal of the President of Belarus Aleksandr Lukashenko to reduce tensions in Russia.
Prigojin announced that they understood the responsibility of the shedding of Russian blood on one of the parties and that they would turn their convoys back and return to the field camps according to the plan.
Kremlin Spokesperson Dmitriy Peskov stated that the criminal case against Prigojin will be closed and said, “Prigojin will go to Belarus.” had used the phrase.