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Even the Kremlin appears to be trying to keep Mr. Prigozhin’s political rise in check. Sergei Markov, a pro-Putin political analyst and former Kremlin adviser who appears frequently on Russian state television, said that officials had been transmitting an unusual directive to Moscow’s talking heads in recent weeks: “Don’t excessively promote Prigozhin and Wagner.”Troianovski, Anton. “Wagner Founder Has Putin’s Support but the Kremlin’s Side-Eye.” The New York Times, February 11, 2023.
Sushko’s YouTube featured yesterday an inside-the-inside look into Putin’s ambitious and rival war circle by Russian human rights activist Vladimir Osechkin:
Troianovski, Anton. “Wagner Founder Has Putin’s Support but the Kremlin’s Side-Eye.” The New York Times, February 11, 2023.
Wikipedia. “Sergey Surovikin”.
Wikipedia. “Vladimir Osechkin”.
Updates to Reference
Stanovaya, Tatiana. “Man vs. Myth: Is Russia’s Prigozhin a Threat or Asset to Putin?” Carnegie Politika, February 13, 2023.