Yevgeny Prigozhin dissolved the Patriot media holding, a source in the company confirmed the information to Mash. RIA FAN, Narodnye Novosti, Nevskiye Novosti, Ekonomika Segodnya and many other publications that are part of the holding stop working.
The founder of PMC Wagner dismissed the staff. It is reported by "Rotonda" with reference to a source. They also write about the closure of the media holding, citing sources, Telegram channels Mash, " VChK OGPU " and " Rybar ". Employees, most of whom were not formalized, are fired. Prigozhin's social network Yarus also stopped working.
According to Interfax, Roskomnadzor has restricted access to the websites of Prigozhin's media holding publications. The websites of all publications are currently unavailable. It is not specified who demanded that the sites be included in the register of information prohibited in the Russian Federation.
The Dossier Center previously published material on the internal structure of Prigozhin’s business empire, which includes the media business, the “troll factory”, the Concord group of companies, the Wagner PMC and other projects of the Kremlin chef that oversee school meals, construction, car washes, hotels, a meat processing plant in Africa, gold mining, diamond and oil fishing, etc. All Prigogine's structures are interconnected.
Almost half of Prigozhin's employees worked without a work book, and officially registered employees received 40-60% of their salaries in envelopes, follows from accounting documents.
After the military riot , arranged by Prigozhin and Wagner PMC fighters, his fate, like the future of the organization, was in question. Vladimir Putin publicly called Prigozhin a traitor and a traitor. PMC mercenaries were again offered to conclude a contract with the Ministry of Defense. Alexander Lukashenko said that Prigozhin himself and some of his mercenaries left for Belarus. There were reports that camps for the Wagnerites were already being built there. And the State Duma announced that Prigozhin's people would no longer take part in the war in Ukraine.