Russian President Vladimir Putin met Yevgeny Prigozhin five days after the Wagner mercenary boss led a failed mutiny, the Kremlin has revealed. The BBC’s Russia Editor gets to grips with the latest twist in the Wagner saga.
So, let me get this straight.
On the morning of 24 June, the day of the mutiny, Vladimir Putin accused the Wagner leadership of “treachery” and “a stab in the back”. Later that day, Russian air force pilots were killed, shot down by Wagner fighters.