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Nikolai #Patrushev made a short presentation and suggested that at the current pace, there would be nothing left of the #Wagner PMC in a month and a half or two months. The Secretary of the Security Council also shared his assumptions about how #Prigozhin...
would act in this state of affairs and what threats could come from him. Among other things, according to #Patrushev, #Prigozhin may try to unite the former and remaining active #PMCWagner fighters under a far-fetched pretext and use the resources at his disposal to...
organize, arm and send them to #Russian territory in order to seize power in the regions bordering Ukraine with possible advancement inland. The Secretary of the Security Council said that he had already ordered control of the contacts and movements of former PMC fighters.
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🇫🇷🇺🇦⚡️Erwan Castel, a former French military who fought against the Ukrainian regime in Donbass, commented about the supply issues of heavy caliber ammunition for Wagner.
#pmcwagner #ukrainewar #ukraine #russia #ammo
He clarified that supply problems do not necessarily mean a shortage, as minimum stocks are created at the battalion level, and alerts are triggered before the threshold is reached.
He also thinks that it is exaggerated to politicize the issue since logistic disruptions occur in other sectors and are resolved quickly.

Castel acknowledged that some military leaderships still suffer from decision-making rigidity and bureaucratic inefficiencies.
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1/ Operational situation update/ #russian_invasion in #Ukraine on January 23, 2023
Globally the situation is still under the control of #Ukrainians everywhere. no major Ru breakthrough whatsoever. but always some relentless attacks
in lots of direction today - recap
2/ As explained yesterday some actions are still taking places all around #Bilohorivka in #Luhansk and Ru are trying to find a way to defeat defenses there, but globally they are just failing because they are bad Tango dancers & are far less good soldiers in that specific area
3/ #Ukrainian defenders repelled enemy attacks in the areas of #Vyimka where Ru were asked this morning to launch another deep attack. but lack of materials, training & really planning against very well prepared #UAarmy failed one more time in the area..
They can't attack from
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Last night, #PMCWagner attacked the perimeter of #Soledar and pushed the #Ukraine down from their positions, which caused panic.
To stabilize the situation, reserves were hastily transferred to the city and managed to hold the main line of defense but could not hold the flanks
To the south, #Podgorodnee was captured.
All the roads are under the fire control of the #Russian forces. In other words, Now there are no safe roads for the Armed Forces of #Ukraine to #Soledar.
#Artemovsk (#Bakhmut)
After #Podgorodnee #PMCWagner advanced north of #Soledar towards Krasna-Gora.
If the Russian army will also capture it then a very important supply road of the #Ukraine army to #Artemovsk/#Bakhmut-(Paraskovivka junction) will be cut off.
The next hours are decisive.
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What is the #Wagner Group?

The Wagner Group (Russian: Группа Вагнера, tr. Grupa Vagnera), also known as #PMCWagner, #ChVKWagner, or #CHVKVagner, is a mercenary outfit that operates on behalf of GRU and directly under the Kremlin.
Putin's right-hand man, oligarch Yevgeniy Prigozhin, was in touch with both the #Kremlin and #Assad before #Wagner mercenaries launched an attack on U.S. troops in #Syria, which led to 200- 300 dead mercenaries in Feb 2018.…
The #Wagner Group founder is Dmitriy Valeryevich Utkin, who was born in Kirovohrad Oblast (then the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic of the USSR) in 1970, currently a military intelligence reserve commander for the Russian government. Circled below.
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