Posted 24 июня, 12:50
Published 24 июня, 12:50
Modified 24 июня, 14:59
Updated 24 июня, 14:59
A large sum of money was found in a Gazelle car parked near the Trezzini hotel in St. Petersburg. Here is one of the offices of the structures associated with Yevgeny Prigozhin. According to Fontanka, the money was packed in boxes. In total, the security forces counted 4 billion rubles.
According to one version, the money was intended to be paid to the fighters of the Wagner PMCs as a salary. Today at In St. Petersburg, searches were conducted at offices associated with Prigozhin, including at the Wagner Center Private Security Company.
Earlier, the PMC «Wagner» started a mutiny, power units entered Rostov and occupied the headquarters building of the Southern Military District. The federal authorities assessed what was happening as an armed uprising. It is reported about collisions in the Voronezh region, a crashed plane and an attacked helicopter of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation. A criminal case has been initiated. Vladimir Putin, in an address to the people, called what was happening a «betrayal».