Vladimir Putin

Report: Hundreds of Wagner Mercenaries Arrive in Central African Republic

A Russian paramilitary group called COSI said in a Sunday post on the messaging platform Telegram that hundreds of “experienced” Wagner Group mercenaries are pouring into the Central African Republic (CAR) to “ensure security” ahead of a July 30 referendum that could give President Faustin-Archange Touadera a third term in office.

This undated photograph handed out by French military shows three Russian mercenaries, right, in northern Mali. Russia's Wagner Group, a private military company led by Yevgeny Prigozhin, a rogue millionaire with longtime links to Russia's President Vladimir Putin, has played a key role in the fighting in Ukraine and also …

Chris Christie: As President I Would Increase Ukraine War Aid

Former Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ), a candidate for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, said Thursday on NewsNation’s “Cuomo” that he would increase the military aid the United States is giving Ukraine. Anchor Chris Cuomo asked, “You are president the war

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Russia Says General Missing Since Wagner Mutiny Just ‘Resting’

A senior Russian lawmaker ominously told reporters on Wednesday that General Sergei Surovikin, a top Russian military leader who has not been seen in public since the Wagner Private Military Company (PMC) staged a brief uprising against the Russian armed forces in late June, was “currently resting.”

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Zelensky Fumes as NATO Mulls Non-Member Deal for Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky appears to be unhappy with reports that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit currently underway in Vilnius, Lithuania will culminate with an offer of increased support for Ukraine against the Russian invasion, but not an offer of full membership in NATO.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Fener Greek Patriarch Bartholomeos (not seen) pose for a photo as they speak to press after attending the mass led by the Patriarch at the Fener Greek Orthodox Patriarchate, in Istanbul, Turkiye on July 08, 2023. (Photo by Berk Ozkan/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Russia Sends Navy Chief to China for First Major Talks Since Wagner Mutiny

Admiral Nikolay Yevmenov, the commander-in-chief of the Russian Navy, met with Chinese Defense Minister Li Shangfu on Monday during a visit to Beijing, the first such highest-level military visit of a Russian official to China since the head of the Wagner paramilitary group, Yevgeny Prigozhin, apparently attempted an armed mutiny in June.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy Nikolai Yevmenov arrive to attend the military parade during the Navy Day celebration in St.Petersburg, Russia, Sunday, July 26, 2020. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

Gorka – The Coup that Wasn’t: Wagner’s ‘Mutiny’ Against Putin Just Doesn’t Add Up

The Russia Revolution of 1917 brought us the Soviet Union, the Warsaw Pact, gulags, the Holomodor, and the Cold War, which although it may have been “cold,” still resulted in the deaths of 100 million innocent people. As a result, last weekend’s “news” about thousands of mercenaries heading to Moscow to take over the government from Vladimir Putin was disturbing, to say the least.

TOPSHOT - Activists hold a portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin near Red Square in Moscow, on June 24, 2023. President Vladimir Putin on June 24, 2023 said an armed mutiny by Wagner mercenaries was a "stab in the back" and that the group's chief Yevgeny Prigozhin had betrayed Russia, …