if there was a time Kremlin It now seems the case to worry about an uprising by the most runaway private army.
wagner group Founder Evgeny Prigogine Accusing the Russian military of treason has led to the Internet being flooded with gruesome photographs of the country’s war dead.
“Whose fault is it that they died? It is to blame that the problem of supplying us with enough ammunition should have been resolved,” Prigozhin said Wednesday in comments to the pre-war telegram channel. , naming Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu and Chief of the General Staff Valery Gerasimov. The day before, he accused both of trying to “destroy” the Wagner Group by deliberately cutting off ammunition supplies.
To bring home his claim on Wednesday, he displayed a row of bloodied and dismembered corpses that he said were Wagner fighters killed trying to maintain control of the Kremlin over Ukraine. I posted a photo showing.
“No steps have been taken to issue ammunition. Below is a photo of one of the gathering places for the dead. These are the people who died yesterday due to ammunition hunger. They should have been one-fifth as many,” Prigozhin said.
“Wagner, like a beggar crowdfunding, asks the commander of the unit for some form of help. We will not leave Bahmut. We will only die twice as many as before until we are all gone.” And when the wagel knights run out, perhaps Shoigu and Gerasimov will have to pick up machine guns, ”he said.
Kremlin admits ‘Putin’s chef’ may soon be assassinated
Prigozhin has never hesitated to denounce the top Russian military officials, but his outrage has surged among pre-war military bloggers, whom the Kremlin has relied on to bolster public support for the war. spreads to
And that’s because Putin wants to send the message that “everything is going according to plan and we are united” before the Kremlin makes only a few territorial gains and marks the first anniversary of a full-scale invasion. There is a risk of covering up what you think. A generation of young dead men demonstrating military conquest.
Wagner supporters (or bots) even as Putin took the stage for his pro-war rally at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday. flooded Online live-stream chat of the event with angry messages demanding the military to “Give Wagner ammunition!”
Known for his role in commanding an army of Russian trolls long before he admitted to being a puppeteer for a mercenary group, Prigogine was suspected of unleashing the message. Several pro-Kremlin Telegram channels have also launched polls on who their followers would like to see win in the “horrible confrontation”: Shoigu and Gerasimov, or Prigozhin.
Of the more than 15,000 people who responded to one poll on Tuesday, 96 voted for Prigogine.
But anger at the Russian military command has already spread far beyond Prigogine and Wagner.
According to Ukrainian intelligence, Igor Bezler, one of the Kremlin’s most famous deputy commanders in the first wave of attacks carried out by Russia against Ukraine in 2014, said Shoigu and Gerasimov had intercepted FSB officials. Called to be assassinated.
“First shoot Shoigu, then Gerasimov. said in the voice of the call.
“As long as all these idiots are in power, it’s all complete nonsense,” he said, lashing out at “stupid” Putin and other people in power, saying, “Our leaders are idiots. !” he shouted.
Bezler wasn’t the only one to come up with the idea of ”putting a bullet in the head” of the country’s top military cadres.
Wagner-affiliated telegram channel Gray Zone shared a letter on Wednesday that appeared to refer to an unnamed military official. “shame.”
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