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Wagner boss met Vladimir Putin five days after mutiny, Kremlin says

By Pjotr Sauer

10 Jul 2023 · 2 min read

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  1. The Kremlin has confirmed that Yevgeny Prigozhin, head of the Wagner group, met with Russian President Vladimir Putin five days after his mercenary fighters halted their march on Moscow.

The Kremlin has said the Wagner group head, Yevgeny Prigozhin, met Vladimir Putin on 29 June, five days after his mercenary fighters marched towards Moscow in an aborted rebellion.

The Russian president’s spokesperson, Dmitry Peskov, told reporters that Putin invited 35 senior Wagner commanders including Prigozhin to the Kremlin, adding that the meeting lasted three hours.

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