September 25, 2023

Wagner Group’s New Frontman in Africa

by The Journal

After Wagner leader Yevgeny Prigozhin was killed in a plane crash last month, he left behind a vast network of political connections, companies and mines throughout Africa. WSJ’s Benoit Faucon chronicles the rise of Wagner’s Dmitry Sytii, the current frontman of Wagner’s African operations. 

Further Reading:

- The Elusive Figure Running Wagner’s Embattled Empire of Gold and Diamonds 

Further Listening:

- The Plane Crash That Killed Yevgeny Prigozhin 

- The Mutiny That Shook Putin's Grip on Power 

Where to Listen