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Putin makes first remarks on Prigozhin since plane crash, calling Wagner boss ‘a man of difficult fate’

Aug 24, 2023, 10:34 AM | Updated: Oct 17, 2023, 9:22 am

The fate of Wagner private mercenary group founder Yevgeny Prigozhin was unclear on the evening of ...

The fate of Wagner private mercenary group founder Yevgeny Prigozhin was unclear on the evening of August 23, after his name was listed among passengers of a plane that crashed north of Moscow. (Associated Press via CNN)

(Associated Press via CNN)

Originally Published: 24 AUG 23 12:28 ET

(CNN) — Russian President Vladimir Putin made his first public comments Thursday on the plane crash believed to have killed Wagner leader Yevgeny Prigozhin, saying he was “a man of difficult fate.”

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Putin makes first remarks on Prigozhin since plane crash, calling Wagner boss ‘a man of difficult fate’