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“It’s only just begun…”, statement by Ukraine on the attempted “coup” in Russia



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Ukraine reacts amid attempted coup in Russia.
Ukraine said everything is just beginning in Russia.
A senior assistant to Zelensky said someone definitely had to lose.

Moscow: After the rebellion of the Russian private army Wagner Group, the situation worsened in many cities of Russia. Russian President Vladimir Putin has addressed the nation on television amid growing discontent in the country. The armed Wagner convoy reportedly left the city of Rostov and headed for the city of Voronezh, 6 hours from Moscow by car. Meanwhile, there was a reaction from Ukraine to the situation in Russia.

According to Reuters news agency, a senior official of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy made a statement about the matter on Saturday. He described the action of the leader of the Russian mercenary group Yevgeny Prigozhin as an “anti-terrorist operation”. He said that everything is just beginning in Russia.

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Mykhailo Podolyak tweeted: “The division within the elite is very clear. Accepting and pretending that everything is settled will not work. He further wrote in his tweet that “someone definitely has to lose: either Prigozhin…or the ‘anti-Prygozhin’ collective. In the same tweet, he said that “everything is just beginning in Russia”. Let us tell you that the private army “Wagner Group”, which was helping the Russian president in the war against Ukraine, rebelled against him.

According to the report, Yevgeny Prigozhin, leader of the Wagner Group, threatened to attack Russian soldiers. Prigozhin said his army of 25,000 was “ready to die”. According to a Reuters report, a Russian security source said Wagner’s troops had taken control of military installations in Voronezh. Simultaneously, Prigozhin announced that if Chief of the General Staff Gerasimov and Defense Minister Shoigu did not come to him, Wagner PMC would go to Moscow.

Keywords: Russia, Ukraine, Vladimir Poutine