One of the most notorious battalions of the secretive and deadly Wagner Group appeared to suggest it was prepping to return to Ukraine, raising the prospect of a Russian assault.
Candace Rondeaux is a Senior Fellow with the International Security Program at New America. Based in DC, she writes about the intersection of international law, security, and American foreign policy.
The Kremlin-backed Wagner Group will be exposed to legal proceedings for the first time after video emerged of man in Syria being beaten with a sledgehammer and then beheaded.
Consultant with extensive connections in the network of sanctioned Russian Yevgeny Prigozhin succeeded in being appointed to an influential U.N. oversight panel for Africa.