He had not spoken since 24 June, within the wake of his abortive revolt in opposition to Vladimir Putin’s regime. In a video printed on 19 July on the Wagner group’s Telegram channel, Prigozhin introduced that his mercenaries would now not be preventing in Ukraine and would as an alternative be heading for Africa.
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