The fragile truce that halted Prigozhin’s armed revolt against the Kremlin already appears to be crumbling

Vladimir Putin (left) has long relied on Yevgeny Prigozhin (right) for his Wagner mercenary group to fight during the invasion of Ukraine.Getty Images Wagner’s forces halted their revolt on Saturday after reaching an agreement with the Kremlin. But that peace deal looks increasingly uncertain as Prigozhin renews his diatribes against the Russian military. Putin, meanwhile, … Read more

Wagner’s mutiny is an opportunity for Ukraine as the counter-offensive continues

When Yevgeny Prigozhin turned his back on Russia’s war to attack his own military leaders in armed revolt and march on Moscow, many Ukrainians described a sense of disbelief and vertigo. Within a day, the revolt suddenly ended, however, and only their disbelief remained. The sudden reversal of the mercenary leader and the announcement of … Read more

Trafic pour son rein et maintenant forcé de se cacher

Chirurgien tenant un scalpel Lorsqu’un homme qui dormait dans la rue entrait dans un poste de police près de l’aéroport d’Heathrow, cela conduirait à la première poursuite au Royaume-Uni pour traite d’êtres humains pour prélèvement d’organes. La BBC a obtenu un accès sans précédent à l’équipe de la police métropolitaine qui a enquêté sur cette … Read more

Putin only projects weakness

Photo illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/Getty/Reuters Vladimir Putin’s spokesman promised fireworks before the Russian president’s remarks on Monday evening in Moscow. Putin, however, did not deliver. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said: “These statements, without exaggeration, will determine the fate of Russia.” But no. Instead, a pale, gaunt Putin spoke for only a few minutes. … Read more

Beware of wishful thinking about Russia

Russian President with Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu After an extraordinary few days in Russia, several realities must be confronted. Vladimir Putin remains in the Kremlin, although his authority is shaken by the aborted mutiny led by the Wagnerian mercenaries. The war in Ukraine continues with the same intensity despite the disruption of the Russian armed … Read more