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So Putin’s former caterer (yes, really) commands a huge highly trained mercenary force. The ex-caterer has been Putin’s plausible deniability military proxy for years. Most recently, his forces have been key to the offensive in Ukraine. Last night, he announced he was sick of the incompetence of the Russian military and he marched his forces back into Russia, fully armed and aimed directly at Moscow. Yes, really. And after getting within a couple hundred miles of Moscow, he apparently said, “ok, point made” and turned around for Ukraine again.

Any bets on Putin vs Prigozhin and which one’s still alive by Christmas?

Edit: That did not take long.

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