Mark Galeotti Mark Galeotti

Has Prigozhin pushed his luck too far with Putin?

Yevgeny Prigozhin (Credit: Getty images)

Yevgeny Prigozhin, the businessman behind Russia’s Wagner Group mercenaries, is hardly a man to keep a low profile. He is at his loudest and most vitriolic, though, either when he feels he has the upper hand over his (many) enemies or when he is on the ropes. He’s pretty outspoken these days, and no one thinks it’s because he’s winning.

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