Just In: Wagner Chief, Yevgeny Prigozhin, In Russian Plane Crash


No fewer than 10 people were said to have died in the plane crash.

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Russian agencies are saying the mercenary chief was on the passengers’ list.

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Russian state-run news agencies on Wednesday said that Yevgeny Prigozhin, the head of the Wagner group that led a mutiny against Russia’s army in June, was on the list of passengers of the plane that crashed.

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“The plane that crashed in the Tver Region listed Yevgeny Prigozhin among its passengers, (Russia’s aviation agency) Rosaviatsia said,” TASS news agency reported, with RIA Novosti and Interfax issuing similar reports.

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