Russia’s prosecutor informed Putin of armed mutiny attempt: Kremlin

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President Vladimir Putin has been informed by Russia’s prosecutor general of an attempt by the Wagner mercenary group to stage an armed insurrection, the Kremlin announced Saturday.

“The Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation (Igor) Krasnov reported to Putin about the initiation of a criminal case in connection with an attempt to organise an armed rebellion,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.


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