“Putin’s cook” finally confessed. He built an army from the dirty work

Yevgeny Prigozhin, known as “Putin’s cook” he long denied being associated with this private military company. He sued the media that informed about it, and the Russian courts agreed with him.

According to Radio Swoboda, Prigożyn announced in a press release from one of his companies that he founded a mercenary company in 2014. (when Russia illegally annexed Crimea and started the war in the Ukrainian Donbas – PAP).

Wagner’s mercenaries fought, among others in the Ukrainian Donbas, Syria, African and Arab countries. It is known that during the ongoing invasion of Ukraine, Wagner’s group he recruits prisoners from Russian penal colonies, offering them to come out from behind bars in exchange for fighting at the front.

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