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Footage shows plane wreck believed to be carrying Wagner boss Yevgeny Prigozhin


Independent verified footage shows plane wreck believed to be carrying Yevgeny Prigozhin

Wagner mercenary chief Yevgeny Prigozhin is thought to be among 10 people killed in a plane crash in Russia.

Footage shows the flaming wreckage after a private jet crashed on Wednesday evening.

The Independent has verified these videos as being a flight number RA-02795, which took off on Wednesday 23rd August around 65km northwest of Moscow.

Prigozhin’s fate has been the subject of intense speculation ever since he mounted a short-lived mutiny against Russia’s military leadership in late June.

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