Wagner’s commander, Yevgeny Prigozhin, broke his silence after his troops mutinied, with an 11-minute audio message.
Wagner’s commander mentioned, “Our transfer was not geared toward overthrowing the Russian management,” noting that “our march proved the existence of safety errors in Russia.”
He added, “Russian cities greeted us with flags, and the residents have been proud of our presence, and our march confirmed the extent of the group that the Russian military ought to have.”
Prigozhin revealed that the march was geared toward “stopping the group’s destruction,” and expressed remorse that “we needed to shoot down Russian planes.”
He confused that “our cessation of motion got here to stop the bloodshed of Russian troopers,” calling for “holding accountable these liable for errors in the course of the army operation in Ukraine.”
And the commander of Wagner continued: “We didn’t kill any Russian soldier throughout our advance and took management of the whole metropolis of Rostov.”