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Yevgeny Viktorovich Prigozhin

Date of Birth: 1 June 1961
Place of Birth: Leningrad (Saint Petersburg)


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The junta runs out of bread and road

The idea was partly fuelled by international reports that Russia has been smuggling gold from Sudan to built up a vast reserve of bullion with the help of operatives from the mining and mercenary empire of Yevgeny Prigozhin's Wagner Group...

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The coup-makers win the first round

Col Goïta's regime exploits local resentment of sanctions to stir up anger against the bloc but has been welcoming the arrival of Russian forces and probably despite denials as many as 1 000 mercenaries from the Wagner Group headed by Yevgeny Prigozhin a close associate of Russia's President Vladimir Putin (AC Vol 63 No 2 War dogs' old tricks)...


Another domino falls to the military

Wagner Group Chief Yevgeny Prigozhin a close associate of Russia's President Vladimir Putin tweeted on 24 January that the coup in Burkina Faso represented a 'new era of decolonisation' a direct reference to declining French influence in the region...


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The Wagner act

Wagner is widely believed to be a proxy for the Russian state and its boss business tycoon Yevgeny Prigozhin is close to President Vladimir Putin...


Hedging the Eagle and the Bear

' Alongside the Russian military relationship over the last few years Sudan has also become an area of operations for mercenary operatives of Wagner Group tied to Russian oligarch Yevgeny Prigozhin and the front for Russian operations in countries including Ukraine Libya and the Central African Republic...


France and Russia tussle in Bangui

He said Touadéra's advisers were among those putting out hostile messages against France and that he considered Touadéra a 'hostage' of the Wagner Group tied to Russian oligarch Yevgeny Prigozhin (AC Vol 62 No 11 Touadéra tilts to Moscow losing Western backing)...


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