Yevgeny Prigozhin
Russia inherits Prigozhin’s African Odyssey

All indications are that Russians are getting their act together to reorganize Wagner fighters following the assassination of Prigozhin, who was an obstacle to US/NATO plans in Africa. The recent visit of a Russian delegation to Libya and Burkina Faso is a sign of this

Yevgeny Prigozhin Wagner Who’s afraid of Prigozhin and Wagner?

While Russian President Vladimir Putin had every reason to be annoyed with Prigozhin, at least three considerations discredit the hypothesis of Putin’s involvement in his death

Biden UK visit What to expect from NATO summit 2023

The NATO Vilnius summit’s decisions will reckon with the ground reality of the withering of NATO’s hopes to defeat Russia in the battlefield. Thus, it is slowly emerging that there shall not be a NATO membership for Ukraine

Yevgeny Prigozhin return russia Russia, US exchange glances as Prigozhin heads for Moscow

The 2024 elections in Russia (in May) and the US (November) are generating comparable pressures, constraints and obligations for both leaderships

Baltics Griffin Storm NATO to step up militarization in Baltics, following Wagner chief’s exile to Belarus

The relocation of Yevgeny Prigozhin, chief of the private military contractor, PMC Wagner, to Belarus following his failed mutiny in Russia has put the Baltic countries on high alert, prompting further militarization of the region

Yevgeny Prigozhin Yevgeny Prigozhin goes into exile but leaves behind a can of worms

The Wagner chief’s murky legacy gives Kremlin a compelling reason to clean the Augean stable. Whether that will happen or not, time will tell

Did Putin anticipate the coup bid by Wagner’s Prigozhin?

Former Indian diplomat M.K. Bhadrakumar analyzes the coup attempt by Yevgeny Prigozhin of the Wagner group. He maintains that Russian intelligence was aware of the possibility of this insurrection attempt and Prigozhin’s likely ties to western spy agencies

Mali constitutional referendum Will revamped constitution herald stability in war-torn Mali?

A recent referendum has brought about major changes to Mali’s constitution and laid the foundations for elections next year. Despite challenges posed by separatist groups and Islamist insurgency, there is hope that the referendum is a step in the right direction

Yevgeny Prigozhin Russia’s FSB spooked CIA on Prigozhin ‘coup’

It wouldn’t have escaped the attention of Russian intelligence analysts that Prigozhin’s ranting and ravings from Donetsk from last autumn and winter began originally on the operational aspects of the Bakhmut war front in Donetsk oblast, but incrementally began acquiring political overtones. The ‘known known’ here is that the Russian intelligence was under instructions to be in ‘listening mode’

The rise and fall of Yevgeny Prigozhin The rise and fall of Wagner Group’s Yevgeny Prigozhin

Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin’s increasingly defiant public posturing was becoming a serious distraction for the Kremlin. One possibility is that Russian intelligence gave him a long rope to hang himself