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The man behind the mercenary group in Russia's war

The battle for Bakhmut in eastern Ukraine has been notable for several reasons, its length, its savagery and for the man who's pressed the fight for the Kremlin, the mercenary leader Yevgeny Prigozhin. As Stephanie Sy reports, Prigozhin and his Wagner Group are now the tip of the spear for Russia in Ukraine.

The man behind the mercenary group in Russia's war

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