Wagner’s headquarters are raided in St. Petersburg. Prigozhin replies to Putin that there will be a new president for Russia
The “Fontanka” newspaper reported that the Russian security forces raided the headquarters of the “GroupWagner“Private Military Petersburg, on Background.” Group founder Yevgeny Prigozhin’s call for armed insurrection.
It added that buildings associated with Prigozhin near the Blagoveshchensky Bridge in the city had been cordoned off.
These measures come within the framework of the Russian security and military services dealing with a call for armed disobedience launched by the founder of . Wagner Group Allegedly, his forces were bombed by the Russian army, which the latter denied.
The Russian Federal Security Service initiated a criminal case against Prigozhin, on charges of “calling for rebellion against power,” while security measures were taken. In Moscow and some regions in the south of the country.
The most important thing that came in President Putin’s speech after the call for armed insurrection
The president delivered Vladimir Putin An emergency speech after the call of the founder of “Wagner” for armed rebellion, describing this call as treachery to Russia and its people. He emphasized that its organizers would not escape punishment.
Putin: Now the fate of the Russian people is being decided, and we need unity and the mobilization of all forces in the country, and any internal disputes must be discarded.
Putin: The attempted military rebellion is a stab in the back Russian authorities It will not allow the division of Russia and will ensure the protection of the people.
Putin continued: “Wagner” fighters wrote heroics in the military operation in Ukraine, and the betrayal came from those who organized the rebellion.
Putin: Engaging in rebellion is treason, and there is no escape from punishment.
Putin: Any internal unrest represents a fateful threat, and measures Russian leadership It will be tough.
Putin said: The Russian Air Force received the necessary orders to eliminate those who organized the armed rebellion.
After Putin’s speech.. Wagner forces: Russia will have a new president
The founder’s first reaction forces wagner, Yevgeny Prigozhin described Russian President Vladimir Putin’s speech as “disappointing”.
A statement attributed to the Wagner Group, posted on the Telegram website, said that “Putin chose the wrong path,” adding in the . Threat: “And soon Russia will have a new president.”
Russian President Vladimir Putin described, in a speech addressed to the nation today, Saturday, the rapid developments taking place. In Russia, the “armed rebellion” carried out by the founder of Wagner’s special forces was a “stab in the back”.
Putin said in a speech, today, Saturday, to the nation, that “troops have been drawn in Wagner For a criminal adventure through armed rebellion. Pointing out that the rebellion will be responded to strongly and strictly.
Putin accused Wagner’s leader of “betraying” Russia out of “personal ambitions,” noting that Wagner’s rebellion is a “mortal threat” to the Russian state.
The commander of Wagner’s forces had said earlier that he and his 25,000 members were “ready to die” in order to “liberate the Russian people.”
Earlier today, Saturday, Wagner forces took control of all military sites in Voronezh. 500 km from Moscowaccording to Russian sources.
Forces have already taken control Wagner On all military sites in Rostov.
Wagner commander Yevgeny Prigozhin said: “They are in the command center of the southern region and have taken control of the military facilities and the airport in Rostov.”
The Russian Ministry of Defense demanded that Wagner fighters surrender themselves and not rebel against the army.
“You have been deceived and drawn into a criminal operation, and we will ensure your safety,” the ministry told Wagner fighters.