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Prigozhin dies in aviation crash

Prigozhin dies in aviation crash Yevgeny Prigozhin (Photo: Russian media)
Author: Daria Shekina

The leader of the private military company "Wagner," Yevgeny Prigozhin, died today, August 23, as a result of an aviation crash in Russia, according to Readovka.

"Yevgeny Prigozhin has died," the message reads.

No further additional information is provided.

Aircraft crash in the Tver region

Recalling, today videos of a plane crash in the Tver region of Russia began to widely circulate on the internet. Later, it was established that it was the Embraer Legacy 600 business jet, with ten people on board. All of them perished.

Meanwhile, Telegram channels were disseminating information that the plane belonged to the founder of the Wagner Private Military Company, Yevgeny Prigozhin. He was purportedly considered a passenger.