Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, head of the Wagner Group military contractor. Photo: AP
Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, head of the Wagner Group military contractor. Photo: AP
Ukraine war

‘What crime?’ Russia’s Wagner chief writes letter to White House over new US sanctions

  • Yevgeny Prigozhin, head of the private military contractor, addressed the note to national security spokesperson John Kirby, asking: ‘What crime was committed?’
  • John Kirby had said that Wagner, which supports the Russian forces invasion of Ukraine, would be designated a significant ‘transnational criminal organisation’

Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, head of the Wagner Group military contractor. Photo: AP
Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, head of the Wagner Group military contractor. Photo: AP
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