27 Jun 2023

Putin attacks Wagner Group in speech, as Prigozhin arrives in Belarus for exile

Europe Editor and Presenter

He took a shot at the king and missed.

So what punishment awaits Yevgeny Prigozhin? A new military base in Belarus and all charges dropped.

What damage can he do from there? What does it mean for Belarus’s Nato neighbours Latvia and Lithuania?

And where does it all leave Vladimir Putin, who spent the day recasting the revolt as a heroic moment for Russia, rather than a humiliation?