Prigozhin Presumed Dead After Wagner-Linked Media Confirms He Was on Crashed Jet

It may well be that this crash was not a tragic accident," said DW Russia bureau chief Juri Rescheto.

He became very important for the Kremlin.  He became so powerful he was extremely inconvenient and dared to publicly and loudly doubt the sense of the war in Ukraine.

Yevgeny Prigozhin, the founder of the mercenary Wagner Group, was on a business jet that crashed in Russia on Wednesday,

All 10 people on board – including three crew members – were killed in the crash.