“Vladimir Putin decided to shake up Russia’s security services following the failed Wagner Group insurgency, rewarding loyalists with promotions and excluding figures sympathetic to paramilitary organization leader Yevgeny Prigozhin,” he said. declared on FinancialTimes reports.
“Sergei Surovikin, a Russian general known to have good relations with Prigozhin, has not been seen since a hostage-like video was recorded in the early hours of Saturday morning at the start of the mutiny.”
“The unexplained absence of one of the most prominent commanders in Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine comes as Putin seeks to restore order and reestablish control of the security services after the first coup attempt in Russia in three decades.”
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