25 Jun 2023

Russia in turmoil in the wake of mutiny

International Editor

Here in Ukraine the battle against Russian forces goes on remorselessly.

But in Russia it’s the reverberations of yesterday’s extraordinary events that are still being felt. President Putin is reported to have spoken again on the phone to President Lukashenko of neighbouring Belarus, who yesterday brokered the deal that saw Yevgeny Prigozhin order his Wagner group mercenaries back to base.

Our International Editor Lindsey Hilsum is in Kyiv now.
(Produced by Rob Hodge in Kyiv)