What now for Wagner after Prigozhin's reported death?

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Yevgeny Prigozhin's Death


Dr Joana de Deus Pereira, senior research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (Rusi), told the BBC's World Tonight programme that Prigozhin's death would likely lead to "a certain revamping" of the group. But she said that overall Wagner's operations would probably continue in much the same way as it had under Prigozhin's leadership. "The organisation will persist in the future probably with another name, but it has already proved it has the capacity to adapt and to morph," she said. ... Emily Ferris of Rusi observed that Moscow "will have likely learned its lesson that personalities like Prigozhin with their own dangerous ambitions are a wildcard," adding that "any new [Wagner] leader would likely be someone handpicked by the Kremlin".