Leader of the Wagner group announces withdrawal of troops from the Ukrainian city of Bakhmut next Wednesday

The leader of the Wagner Group, Yevgeny Prigozhin, said this Friday that the troops will leave the Ukrainian city of Bakhmut on May 10, next Wednesday. The information is provided by Reuters.

“I declare on behalf of the Wagner fighters, on behalf of the Wagner command, that on May 10, 2023, we are obliged to transfer positions in the village of Bakhmut to defense ministry units and to remove Wagner’s remains to logistical fields,” he said. Prigozhin in a statement, quoted by the news agency.

According to Prigozhin, the lack of ammunition is the reason for the withdrawal.

The founder of the Russian military group has spoken out about the widening gap with the Russian Ministry of Defense, amid the growing rivalry between the two bodies on the Ukrainian battlefield.

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Source: Correio da Manhã by www.cmjornal.pt.

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