A group of Russian militants fighting on the Ukrainian side called on the Wagner group of mercenaries to switch sides and join their ranks in order to avenge the death of Wagner founder Yevgeny Prigozhin and his commander Dmitry Utkin.
Russian air officials said Prigozhin, Utkin and eight other people were on board a private plane that crashed north of Moscow on Wednesday with no survivors.
“You are now faced with a stark choice – you can stand in the office of Russia’s Defense Ministry and act as monitors for your commanders’ executioners,” Denis Kapustin, commander of the Russian Volunteer Corps (RVC), said in a video address. Can act as or take revenge.” Thursday late night.
“You have to go over to the side of Ukraine to take revenge,” the commander said.