Moscow, Russia – In a surprising turn of events, the Kremlin announced on Saturday evening that the criminal case initiated against Evgeniy Prigozhin, the founder of the Wagner Private Military Company, will be dropped, and he will depart from Russia. Dmitry Peskov, the spokesperson for the Kremlin, made the announcement, stating that Prigozhin, a prominent tycoon from Saint Petersburg known for his ventures in the catering industry, will be relocating to Belarus.
Peskov further disclosed that Wagner’s fighters will not face persecution, taking into consideration their significant contributions on the frontlines of the Ukraine conflict. He explained that President Vladimir Putin’s administration has always held deep respect for their endeavors.
The Kremlin’s announcement has raised questions and sparked speculation about the motives behind this sudden resolution. Some experts suggest that the move might be part of a broader geopolitical strategy, while others speculate that it could be a gesture aimed at appeasing tensions and avoiding further escalation.
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