Prigozhin in Belarus: Lukashenko ‘wants Wagner as his private guard’ as mercenary boss plots future

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Jonathan Eyal, at the Royal United Services Institute (Rusi), suggested Mr Lukashenko could use Wagner fighters to crush opposition to his regime in Belarus. “It could become a sort of personal guard of Lukashenko to be used to crack down on anything else, especially if the security services of Belarus become unreliable,” he said.