June 24, 2023

"Wagner" Mercenaries: Putin's Private Army

Too many cooks in the kitchen.

Video Title: "Wagner" Mercenaries: Putin's Private Army. Source: Vladimir Brovkin. Date Published: May 26, 2023. Description:

A few days ago, the private military company "Wagner" took Bakhmut after eight months-long battle. Who are these people? How to explain their victory? What is their relation to the rest of the Russian army? Why does President Putin support these mercenaries? What is behind the open quarrel between Wagner leader Evgeniy Prigozhin and Minster of Defense Shoigu?