The PMC Wagner group, which started a rebellion in several regions of the Russian Federation, has already reached the Lipetsk region, the information that appeared on social networks was confirmed by the governor of the Lipetsk region Igor Aramonov. The Telegram channel "Caution, news" published a video showing excavators digging up roads.
The governor claims that everything is under control, the necessary measures are being taken, there are no failures. He published a photo from a meeting with the heads of departments and operational headquarters.
Residents of the village of Krasnoye, 40 kilometers from Yelets, told Mediazona that they saw Wagner PMC fighters and asked them what was happening. The soldiers answered the civilians that they were "for Russia" and offered to join them.
The Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation reported that ambulance and disaster medicine teams were on duty on the M-4 Don highway in the Lipetsk, Moscow, Rostov, Voronezh and Belgorod regions.
The head of the Wagner PMC, Yevgeny Prigozhin, together with fighters from his detachments, captured part of the military facilities in the Russian cities of Rostov-on-Don and Voronezh on the night of June 24. There are tanks and armored personnel carriers on the streets, explosions and shooting can be heard in the videos published by eyewitnesses. In Voronezh, a shell flew into a residential yard, several cars were smashed, in the region, servicemen of the Russian army bombed an automobile bridge over the M-4 Don highway, two kilometers from the city of Boguchar. A case was initiated against Prigozhin for calling for an armed rebellion, but he said that he was not going to turn himself in at the request of Putin, the FSB or “anyone else.” Russian politicians and propagandists, commenting on the situation, often simply quote Putin and call for “rallying” around him, and bots also call for the same. Who and how reacted to the attempted military coup with the participation of the "Wagnerites" - in the review of The Insider.