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    Russia’s Wagner Militia Is Openly and Angrily Feuding with its Main Military over the Faltering Invasion of Ukraine

    Russia’s Wagner Militia Is Openly and Angrily Feuding with its Main Military over the Faltering Invasion of Ukraine

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    The leader of the -Russian Wagner Group private endorsed a stinging criticism of 's official , the Daily Beast reported, escalating the in-fighting around the war in Ukraine.

    The intervention by Yevgeny Prigozhin came after a foul-mouthed video from his rank-and-file mercenaries attacking Russia's top general, accusing him of leaving them to do all the hard fighting.

    It is the latest salvo in a bitter rift between Russia's formal military leaders and Wagner, the private army smiled upon by President Vladimir Putin and which is supporting the country's invasion of Ukraine.

    On Monday, Prigozhin commented on a video that has circulated for a few days, the Beast reported.

    In the video, a Wagner fighter addresses comments to the Chief of the General Staff of Russia's army, Valery Gerasimov: “You are a f—— m—–f—–,” he said, per the Beast's translation.

    “We have nothing to fight with, we have no rounds,” he continued. “The guys are dying for us there, and we're f—— sitting here, not helping. We need rounds, we want to f— everyone up.

    “We are fighting against the entire Ukrainian army near Bakhmut. Where are you? It's about time you help us. There's nothing else to f—— call you except m—–f—–!”

    In recent months the city of Bakhmut, in the Donbas region, has become a focal point of much of the fighting in Ukraine, with heavy…

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