The commander of the Russian non-public army “Wagner” group, Yevgeny Prigozhin, appeared in a video clip he posted on his “Telegram” channel on Monday night, hinting that he’s in Africa the place the group’s exercise is increasing.
Within the video, Prigozhin was sporting the “Wagner” army uniform and carrying a “Kalashnikov” rifle. Within the background, a barren space, and plenty of the group’s members and three automobiles appeared from afar.
Prigozhin mentioned within the transient video: “We work. The temperature is above fifty levels Celsius, which we like,” indicating that he’s in an African nation.
“The Wagner Group conducts reconnaissance and analysis actions, which makes Russia extra highly effective on all continents,” the Wagner commander added.
He hinted at his presence in Africa, saying, “A freer Africa. Justice and happiness for African nations. We struggle al-Qaeda, ISIS and different teams.”
And he added, “We’re persevering with with recruitment operations and persevering with to hold out the duties that we’ve been assigned and pledged to hold out.”
Prigozhin didn’t explicitly point out the place or when the video was recorded, however in his speech he hinted that he’s in Africa, the place the warmth is excessive today and the place the group, whose title resurfaced after the army coup in Niger, is lively.
It was reported that the “Wagner” chief had moved to Africa, particularly after a message he posted on his “Telegram” channel, by which he confirmed that he would proceed to focus his efforts on the African market.
Wagner is lively in plenty of African international locations, most notably Central Africa and Mali.