Western and Russian media call the work of Russian air defense systems the most likely cause of the plane crash.
The plane, on which was the head of the Wagner PMC Yevgeny Prigozhin, was shot down by the Russian air defense system. The Financial Times reported this on Wednesday evening, August 23, citing a well-informed Western official.
The FT source could not confirm whether Prigozhin was on board, but noted: “Putin takes no prisoners.”
Meanwhile, The Moscow Times, citing a source in the Russian government, reports that near the crash site of the Embraer ERJ 135 business jet, not far from Vladimir Putin’s residence in Valdai, there are four S-300 divisions that guarding the residence.
“The plane literally fell 50 km from the residence. “Look how it fell,” said the source. – They just knocked him down. The plane just lost the glider.”
If Prigozhin was really on the crashed plane, the reason for what happened to him should be found in the June mutiny, which he himself called a “march of justice,” said another source close to the Kremlin.
Recall that earlier the state television channel Russia 24 reported the death of the leader of the “Wagnerites” Yevgeny Prigozhin as a result of a plane crash in the Tver region of the Russian Federation.
The network showed the destruction of Prigozhin’s plane
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