18.3 C
New York
June 6, 2023
europe news Russia Ukraine Vladimir Putin Volodymyr Zelenskiy World news

Russia-Ukraine war live: tensions between Wagner and Russian army blamed for ‘stalling’ Bakhmut offensive

UK says ‘extreme attrition’ and tensions between Russia’s military and Wagner mercenaries probably behind failure of offensive

More than 5,000 former criminals have been pardoned after finishing their contracts to fight in Russia’s Wagner mercenary group against Ukraine, the founder of Wagner, Yevgeny Prigozhin, said on Saturday.

Wagner group, originally staffed by battle-hardened veterans of the Russian armed forces, took on a much more prominent role in the Ukraine war after the Russian army suffered a series of humiliating defeats last year, Reuters reported.

Continue reading…

Related posts

Russia launches deadly wave of missile attacks on Ukraine cities


Russia-Ukraine war: Belarus begins air force drills with Russia; Dnipro strike death toll rises to 35 – live


Russia-Ukraine war live: Russia pounds Bakhmut; US and EU welcome China’s call with Zelenskiy


Pin It on Pinterest

Share This