Prigozhin said that PMC “Wagner” will receive ammunition and weapons
PMC “Wagner” will receive the necessary ammunition and weapons in the amount that it needs to continue conducting further actions. A combat order in this regard was received on the night of Sunday, May 7, said Yevgeny Prigozhin, founder of Wagner PMC.
“Everything will be put up on the flank so that the enemy does not cut us off. We are told that we can act in Artyomovsk as we see fit,” Prigozhin said. Wagner Founder’s Statement published his press service in the Telegram channel.
Prigozhin specified that Commander-in-Chief of the Aerospace Forces of the Russian Federation Sergei Surovikin would oversee the dialogue between PMC Wagner and the Russian Ministry of Defense in decision-making.
Two days ago, Prigogine announced that his fighters are ready On May 10, leave Artemovsk due to “shell hunger” and high personal losses. According to him, it remains to take 2 square meters. km. Artyomovsk.
The day before, the founder of Wagner PMC said that he was ready to transfer positions in the city to Akhmat units at midnight on May 10. Earlier, the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, made such a proposal. He turned to the head of the Russian Defense Ministry, Sergei Shoigu and Prigozhin, and offered to support each other in carrying out the tasks of the special operation. Kadyrov also stated that the Akhmat special forces units ready to move in Artyomovsk.
The head of Chechnya on the evening of May 6 announced that he had officially asked the Russian president to send units of the Chechen special forces “Akhmat” to Artyomovsk instead of PMC “Wagner”.