Passers-by applaud them and take pictures with them, and the Wagnerites thank the residents of Rostov-on-Don for their support.
Detachments of PMC “Wagner” are preparing to withdraw from the center of Rostov, which they entered this morning.
They get into cars with the words “Boys, we are loading, we are going home,” the correspondent reports. news161ru from the headquarters of the Southern Military District.
Passers-by applaud them and take pictures with them, and the Wagnerites thank the residents of Rostov-on-Don for their support. They are also photographed against the backdrop of a tank stuck near the circus.
The press service of the governor of the Rostov region on the statement of Prigozhin, who decided to return his fighters to their positions: “We propose to wait for actions and comment on them, not words.”
PMC “Wagner” plans to return to the field camp in the “LPR”, one of the “Wagnerites” present in Rostov told RIA Novosti.
Soldiers of PMC “Wagner” began to leave the territory near the headquarters of the Southern Military District in Rostov-on-Don, Tass reports.
Soldiers of PMC Wagner and Yevgeny Prigozhin left the headquarters of the Southern Military District in Rostov-on-Don. About it informs RIA Novosti with reference to eyewitnesses. Traffic on Budyonnovsky Prospekt has been restored.
Rostov Governor Golubev said that the column of Wagner PMCs left Rostov and headed for their field camps.
“I am grateful to everyone who, in these extraordinary conditions, ensured the coordinated work of life support systems in the Don capital and throughout the Rostov region,” he said.
Prigozhin’s statement – details
Prigozhin announced the cessation of the campaign against Moscow and the return of Wagner fighters to field camps.
“Now the moment has come when (blood) can be shed. Therefore, realizing all the responsibility for the fact that Russian blood will be shed on one of the sides, we turn our columns and leave. In the opposite direction to the field camps according to the plan,” Prigozhin said.
The terrorist Girkin-Strelkov turned out to be dissatisfied with Prigozhin’s decision to deploy Wagner columns on the way to Moscow.