Wagner’s group wants to leave Bagmut and asks Moscow to let the Chechen leader’s forces in

Yevgueni Prigozhin, head of the Russian paramilitary group Wagner, protested a lack of ammunition and asked the Russian military this Saturday for permission to hand over positions in the Ukrainian city of Bagmut to Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov’s troops.

“I request you to publish A Order of battle on transfers, Before midnight on May 10, From the positions of the Wagner group to the divisions of the Akhmat battalion In Bagmut and Surroundings”, a c. by Yevgeny PrigozhinA letter sent to Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, quoted by AFP.

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov said on Friday The Buckmutt is ready to replace the Wagner group After Yevkhuni Prigozhin, head of mercenaries, with their special units Lack of ammunition threatened to abandon the front.

“We are going to take the city of Pakmut before May 9. When they realized that, the military authorities stopped the supplies,” Prigozhin alleged in a video released on Friday.

Bagmuth is currently a major target of the Russian military campaign

Bagmuth has been the scene of the longest and bloodiest war in Ukraine since August 2022. Currently the main objective of the Russian military campaign.

Until now, the Mercenaries and ex-convicts recruited by Prigozhin took over practically the entire city, Ukrainian defenders will control only 2.5 square kilometers.

oh Final warning Tensions between the paramilitary group and the Russian military have been simmering for weeks.

Prigozhin has accused the Russian General Staff of not providing enough ammunition to Wagner’s group on the front lines in Pakmut to prevent a breakthrough that would cover the country’s army.

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In another video released early Friday, Prigozhin Russian Defense Minister and Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces charged Responsible for paramilitary group losses.

“They are [mercenários] They come here as volunteers and die while you are fat in your offices,” Progozhin addressed Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Chief General Staff Valery Kurasimov.

This was not the first time that Prigogine had threatened to withdraw the Wagner Group from Buckmutt. Due to shortage of ammunition.

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