Yevgeny Prigozhin Funeral: Russian President Vladimir Putin will not attend the funeral of Wagner Group head Yevgeny Prigozhin. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov gave this information on Tuesday (August 29). Dmitry Peskov told that the Russian President has no plans to attend Prigozhin’s funeral. Tell that 10 people including the head of Wagner Group Yevgeny Prigozhin were killed in a plane crash last week.
According to a Reuters report, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said during a press conference on Tuesday that the Kremlin had no information about the funeral. Anyway it is a family matter. He further said that there is no specific consideration whether the President will be there or not.
Kremlin gave clarification on Prigozhin’s death
Significantly, earlier the Kremlin had denied the claim of the western countries, which said that Prigozhin was killed on the orders of Putin. Then Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that this is an ‘outright lie’. He said that it is absolutely baseless to say that Putin ordered Prigozhin to be killed in revenge.
Putin reacted to Yevgeny’s death
Earlier Russian President Vladimir Putin had reacted to Yevgeny’s death in the plane crash. Paying tribute to all the passengers killed in the accident, he said that Prigozhin, the founder of Wagner Group, was a talented businessman who had made some mistakes. Let us tell you that recently Russia’s Investigative Committee has confirmed that Yevgeny Prigozhin died in a plane crash.
It is known that at the end of June, Prigozhin started a rebellion against Russia. During this, he captured Rostov on Don, the southern city of Russia, through the Wagner Army. Also announced to march towards Moscow. After which the President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, somehow pacified the matter and ended the rebellion.
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