Yevgeniy Prigojin, the Founder of the Russian security company Wagner, made a statement about the armed rebellion he organized against the Russian administration last month, in his voice message shared on his social media accounts.
In his message, Prigojin stated that “they need the support of the people more than ever” and added, “Our march for justice aimed to fight the traitors and mobilize the society. I think we’ve largely achieved that. I am sure you will see our new victories at the front soon.” used the phrase.
Wagner’s regional fighter procurement centers suspended
In a post made on a Telegram channel known as Wagner’s official social media account, it was noted that “Wagner’s regional fighter procurement centers have been suspended for one month due to Wagner’s temporary non-participation in the special military operation and his relocation to Belarus.”
The revolt of the Wagner group against Russian rule
Yevgeniy Prigojin, the founder of the private security company Wagner, accused the Russian army of organizing an attack on Wagner on June 23 and threatened to respond. Wagner fighters left Ukraine and entered the Rostov region on the border.
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 on June 24, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko’s proposal to de-escalate tensions in Russia.
Prigojin announced that they understood the responsibility for the shedding of Russian blood and that they would turn their convoys back and return to the field camps according to plan.
Kremlin Spokesperson Dmitriy Peskov stated that the criminal case against Prigojin would be closed and stated that the “rebel leader” would go to Belarus.