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Washington targets Wagner group coordinator Yevgeny Prigozhin's 'air force'

Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin.
Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin. © Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool/EPA/Newscom/MaxPPP
The US intelligence services have asked several African governments for help in halting the movements of private jets belonging to Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin. A close associate of Vladimir Putin, he is a key figure in the Wagner group and has been targeted by US sanctions. We investigate. [...]
Published on 27.07.2021 at 05:00 GMT Reading time 3 minutes
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