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Russian Government Denies Involvement in Yevgeny Prigozhin’s Death

The Russian government has denied claims that it had any involvement in Yevgeny Prigozhin's death, just days after the Wagner Group chief was reported to have perished in a plane crash. Dmitry Utkin, one of the co-founders of Wagner, along...

Russian Wagner Mercenary Chief Appears in First Video Since Mutiny

Yevgeny Prigozhin, the chief of the Russian mercenary Wagner Group, has appeared for the first time in a video address since his private military company (PMC) mutinied in June, earlier this year. The video was released on Telegram, a popular...

Putin Proposes Andrey Troshev to Replace Prighozin as Wagner Chief

Russian President Vladimir Putin has recommended to the Wagner Group fighters that Andrey Troshev, a retired Soviet and Russian military colonel, be appointed as the commander of the private military group. Putin's comments were disclosed in an interview with...

Mercenaries Were Everywhere in the Ancient Greek World

With the Wagner Group security crisis currently unfolding in Russia, mercenaries are all over the news, but soldiers for hire are nothing new; in fact, they were ubiquitous across the ancient Greek world. More often than not, the citizen-soldier hoplite...