What next after Wagner’s mutiny?

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Russian mercenary group withdraws after threat of armed insurrection.

The leader of the Wagner mercenary group is leaving Russia for Belarus, after making a deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin to end his mutiny.

Yevgeny Prigozhin was cheered by supporters as he left the southern city of Rostov-on-Don.

Under the agreement, both Prigozhin and his fighters will be spared prosecution and the troops have been ordered to return to their bases.

Is the crisis really over?

How will this affect the war in Ukraine?

And what is the future for the Wagner Group?

Presenter: Folly Bah Thibault

Guests:

Sergei Markov – Director of the Moscow Institute of Political Studies and former public spokesman for President Putin and former Russian Member of Parliament

Catrina Doxsee – associate director for the Transnational Threats Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies

Stefan Wolff – Professor of International Security at the University of Birmingham



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