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Wagner has handed over thousands of tonnes of weaponry, says Russia

By Pjotr Sauer

12 Jul 2023 · 2 min read

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  1. The Wagner group, a Russian mercenary force, has handed over thousands of tonnes of weaponry and ammunition to Russia's regular army, according to the country's defence ministry. This includes over 2,000 pieces of equipment, hundreds of tanks, and more than 2,500 tonnes of ammunition.

The Wagner group has handed thousands of tonnes of weaponry and ammunition to Russia’s regular army, the country’s defence ministry has said, as Moscow moves to bring the rebellious mercenary force under its control.

The ministry said it had received more than 2,000 pieces of equipment, including hundreds of tanks and more than 2,500 tonnes of ammunition.

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