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White House hints at Putin's involvement in Prigozhin's death

White House hints at Putin's involvement in Prigozhin's death Photo: White House Press Secretary Karin Jean-Pierre (Getty Images)

The White House does not rule out the possibility that Russian dictator Vladimir Putin may have been involved in the death of Wagner PMC leader Yevgeny Prigozhin, according to Sky.

"We all know that the Kremlin has a long history of killing opponents," said White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre.

According to her, the United States is monitoring the situation around Prigozhin's death.

Earlier, the United States stated that the version of the downing of the plane of the founder of the private military company Wagner, Yevheny Prigozhin, by the air defense system, was inaccurate.

Prigozhin died

On the evening of August 23, a plane crashed in the Tver region of Russia. Later it became known that the crash occurred with a business jet. Rosaviatsia reported that the plane's passengers included Wagner leader Yevgeny Prigozhin, commanders, and fighters of his PMC.

Later, on August 27, the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation officially confirmed that Prigozhin died in the plane crash.

Today, on August 29, the press service of the deceased Wagnerian leader reported that Yevgeny Prigozhin was buried at the Prokhorovsky cemetery in St. Petersburg. The funeral was allegedly held in a closed format.