The poorly understood Rodnovery pagan religion is at the heart of Wagner’s most notorious unit of fighters who want vengeance for their murdered leaders.
“If I were in his place, I would tell no one of my travel routes,” Russia’s most prominent propagandist, Vladimir Solovyov, warned the former Fox News host.
“For those discussing whether or not I’m alive... Everything is fine,” the mercenary boss said.
The Kremlin says Yevgeny Prigozhin’s plane crash was no accident—and is already hinting that it may seek to place blame on the West.
“I think the country’s leadership could not forgive him,” an unnamed official told The Moscow Times.
A suspected Russian troll network has emerged with all the telltale signs of the Wagner chief’s propaganda minions, experts told The Daily Beast.
The Kremlin is apparently coaching its next generation of propagandists for an ambitious influence operation across Russian borders.