The head of the Russian Wagner mercenary group, Yevgeny Prigozhin, who was leading an armed rebellion against the Russian military leadership, announced this Saturday that his fighters will return to their bases after approaching 200 kilometers from Moscow, to avoid bloodshed.
“The time has come for blood to be shed. Therefore, realizing full responsibility for Russian blood being shed by one of the parties, our columns turn around and return to our bases according to plan,” he said in a statement. audio message on his Telegram channel.
The Wagner group had been located just 200km from Moscow after taking Rostov-on-Don