“Wagner commanders go to Russia to elect new leader”

The remaining Wagner Group commanders were to return to Russia, to their home base in Molkino, in the Krasnodar region, to elect Yevgeny Prigozhin’s successor. This is powered by the Telegram channel VChK-OGPU, which is not one of its official channels, but is considered close to Russian mercenaries. According to the channel, which has around 800,000 followers, the group should be led by the commander, Anton Elizarov, whose nickname is ‘Lotus’, and it would be the will of Prigozhin himself who would give instructions in this regard. event in which the entire upper echelon of the private militia was eliminated.

According to sources cited by the VChK-OGPU, Prigozhin “in his will” was to allocate places in the structures of his business empire to Wagner’s trusted men. These are supposed to help his son Pavel manage his estate. It is not yet known whether this information is reliable. The future of the mercenary group remains a mystery, and it is unlikely that Vladimir Putin will allow the group to continue operating independently of his control. In July, while Prigozhin was still alive and in exile in Belarus, there was speculation that Andrei Troshev would be replaced by the pseudonym ‘Sedoy’, meaning ‘grey head’, considered loyal to the Kremlin leader.

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