Russia’s Prigozhin says Wagner controls eastern part of Bakhmut
Russia’s Wagner group has taken full control of the eastern part of the Ukrainian city of Bakhmut, its founder Yevgeny Prigozhin said on Wednesday.
View 2 more storiesIn a separate video posted on his Telegram channel later on Wednesday, standing in front of a tank with explosions raging in the background, Prigozhin called on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to “take the old people and children” out of the battered city.
Russian forces have been trying to seize Bakhmut for months in what has become possibly the bloodiest battle of the year-long war.If Russian forces do capture the city it will become their first significant territorial gain since last summer.
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Define ‘Control’ Pretty loose definition in a war zone.
Prigozhin Hails Ukraine’s Brave Defense of Bakhmut With ‘Shitload’ of AmmoIn a statement through his press service Tuesday, Yevgeny Prigozhin admitted that Russian troops still had up to 20,000 Ukrainian soldiers to fight for control of the city.
Yevgeny Prigozhin, ‘Putin’s Chef,’ has emerged from the shadows with his Wagner GroupYevgeny Prigozhin, known as ‘Putin’s Chef’ because of his company’s origins in the catering business, now fields a mercenary army of 50,000. Its role in Ukraine is central to Russia’s war effort. Nosferatu would like a word… Sounds like a cool dude. 🤷🏾♂️ He looks nice
Ex-Russian commander slams head of Wagner Group over ‘war crimes’Igor Girkin called for Yevgeny Prigozhin’s removal as the head of the Wagner Group. Russia is doing the same things. Neither one of these authoritarian regimes cares a whit about the war crimes they commit or that their people are subject to. It’s all posturing. Before the war is over, infighting begins When will you speak about the Palestinian genocide Crickets?
Russian Wagner Group chief claims extended gains in BakhmutKYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The owner of Russia’s Wagner Group military company claimed Wednesday that his troops have extended their gains in the key Ukrainian stronghold of Bakhmut as fierce fighting continues in the war’s longest battle. I wouldnt bet against the Wagner squad. You are talking about a spec ops team with pipelined intel and serious adaptability. You could feasibly overtake all of Eastern Ukraine with just small special teams by Wagner squad. Why?
How Ukraine plans to take advantage of Wagner feud In BakhmutUkraine’s military will ‘find the appropriate forces to help the guys in Bakhmut,’ President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Monday. Who pays for his cocaine American taxpayers or hunter? Where from? The back of the sofa? Ukraine has already lost 2 armies in this war, isn’t that enough? All this is doing is feeding the war machine $$$$$ and costing young men their lives.
Ukraine says Wagner is running out of prisoner recruits to send into the battle for Bakhmut.The Wagner mercenary force, fighting for Russia, has slowly advanced on the eastern city of Bakhmut, but a Ukrainian military official said the group’s supply of prisoner forces had been decimated. Here is what we’re covering: It was really a form of execution to take the prisoners out of prison to storm fortified positions in true WW2 fashion.