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# Yevgeny Prigozhin

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Ukraine president says Vladimir Putin killed Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin
Prigozhin, the head of the Wagner mercenary group, died with nine other people when a plane flying from Moscow to Saint Petersburg crashed on 23 August.
Wagner chief Prigozhin buried in private funeral in St Petersburg, spokesperson says
The Kremlin earlier said that Russian president Vladimir Putin was not planning to attend the funeral of the mercenary chief.
Russia says it has confirmed the death of Yevgeny Prigozhin in plane crash earlier this week
The plane killed all 10 people on board killed, Russian agencies reported.
'Absolute lie': Kremlin repeatedly denies Prigozhin killed on its orders
A preliminary US intelligence assessment concluded that the plane was downed by an intentional explosion.
Donnacha Ó Beacháin: 'Putin's chef' and enforcer Prigozhin is gone - who took him down?
The politics professor looks at the death of the head of the Wagner Group and says once Prigozhin challenged Putin, he was a dead man walking.
Putin expresses 'condolences' over plane crash thought to have killed Yevgeny Prigozhin
Yevgeny Prigozhin was on the passenger list of a fatal private plane crash in Russia yesterday.
Reacting to the death, US president Joe Biden said there's "not much that happens in Russia" without president Vladimir Putin's involvement.
Russia's Investigative Committee has launched a criminal case, examining a 'violation of traffic safety rules' around the crash.
Mercenary leader believed dead went from hotdog seller to enemy of Kremlin
‘A murderer who won’t be missed’: Was the death of the Wagner leader inevitable?
US president Joe Biden had warned Yevgeny Prigozhin to be ‘careful’ of poisoning after his Wagner group staged a mutiny in Russia.
Wagner boss Yevgeny Prigozhin reportedly on passenger list of fatal plane crash in Russia
A private plane crashed in Moscow’s Tver region, killing all ten people on board, the Russian emergency services said this evening.
Mercenary leader believed dead went from hotdog seller to enemy of Kremlin
The head of the mercenary group that tried to attack Moscow in June is believed to have died in a plane crash.
Wagner group training troops in Belarus following failed mutiny in Russia
The news came as the clock ran down on a UN and Turkey-mediated deal with Russia to allow Ukrainian grain exports through the Black Sea.
Putin says Wagner group ‘doesn’t exist’, as Ukraine airforce downs 16 Iranian-made drones
The Russian president said Wagner had rejected an offer to keep its troops in Ukraine.
Wagner group commanders pledged loyalty at meeting with Putin following short-lived mutiny
The three-hour meeting took place on 29 June, just days after the Wagner Group entered Russia.
Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin is still in Russia, says Belarus president
‘As far as Prigozhin is concerned, he is in Saint Petersburg… He is not in Belarus,’ Alexander Lukashenko told reporters.
Ten people - including three children - killed in missile strike on Ukraine restaurant
At least 56 people were wounded in the attack.
Putin tells troops in Kremlin they 'de facto stopped civil war' by Wagner mercenaries
A minute’s silence was held for pilots killed during Saturday’s insurrection.
US congressional leaders briefed on Wagner forces days before rebellion started
Intelligence briefings took place before attacks which Yevgheny Prigozhin claims sparked march on Moscow.
Wagner chief halts march 200km from Moscow to avoid ‘shedding Russian blood’
The group’s leader said he accepted a deal brokered by the president of Belarus.
Explainer: What is the Wagner mercenary group and why is it rebelling against Russia?
For months, Wagner’s founder has been locked in a power struggle with the military top brass, blaming them for his troops’ deaths in eastern Ukraine.
Russia opens criminal probe as Wagner chief says 'evil' Russia leadership 'must be stopped'
Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin has ramped up his verbal attacks against Moscow in recent weeks.
Wagner mercenary group says it is leaving its positions in Bakhmut to regular Russian army
‘We are withdrawing units from Bakhmut today. We are handing over positions to the military, ammunition and everything,’ Wagner boss Yevgeny Prigozhin said.
Wagner Group boss says Moscow promised more ammo after threat to withdraw from Bakhmut
The Wagner group has threatened to pull out of the Russian assault on Bakhmut.