Prigozhin’s plane explodes over Russia: the Wagner group presumes its boss dead

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The chief of Wagner’s mercenaries, Evgeny Prigozhin, He died this Wednesday when his plane crashed over the Russian region of Tver, north of Moscow. Prigozhin was listed as a passenger on the plane, as confirmed by the Russian Aviation Authority. His number two, Dimitri Utkin, was also on board. The Wagner group has given him up for dead. “The hero of Russia, the true patriot of his homeland, died as a result of the actions of the traitors of Russia. But even in hell, he will be the best!”, read a message on Telegram from the Gray Zone Channel It belongs to the mercenaries.

The plane, en route from Moscow to St. Petersburg, Prigozhin’s hometown, was carrying seven passengers and three crew members, TASS reported. According to the Mash and Baza channels, the terrorist attack on board is considered a possible cause of the accident. The special services have opened an investigation. In addition, various media reports that two loud explosions were heard in the sky during the flight.

“An investigation has been launched into the plane crash that occurred this afternoon in the Tver region. According to the list of passengers, among them are the name and surname of Evgeny Prigozhin,” the Rosaviatsiya department said shortly before.

On board the crashed plane was also his deputy, Dimitri Utkin. Also, Prigozhin’s cameraman, an assistant from the Wagner group and his bodyguard. A source from the ultra-conservative Tsargrad TV channel claims that the bodies of Prigozhin and Wagner commander Dimitri Utkin were “preliminarily identified”.

Prigozhin’s death would not be a surprise to anyone,” the White House said earlier. “Few things happen in Russia without Putin’s knowledge,” added the US president, Joe Biden.

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