Sky News reports:
Ten people have been killed in a private jet crash north of Moscow – with the Russian Civil Aviation Authority saying Yevgeny Prigozhin was on the passenger list. Seven passengers and three crew were on board the Embraer aircraft, which was en route from Moscow to St Petersburg, TASS news agency reported. The jet is said to have crashed in the Tver region, north of Moscow. Multiple videos posted on social appear to show the jet crashing. Prigozhin, who is believed to have been on board the flight, shared his first video address since his aborted June mutiny just two days ago.
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Yevgeny Prigozhin, the leader of the Wagner Group, has been killed in a plane crash in Russia. Last month, @yaffaesque wrote about how Prigozhin used the war in Ukraine to raise his profile—and put Vladimir Putin in a political double bind.https://t.co/3E2MfaGajI
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