Ukraine claims to have hit Wagner paramilitary base

Ukraine claims to have hit a base used near the occupied town of Melitopol by the Russian mercenary group Wagner. The governor of the Luhansk region said the target was destroyed “by a precision strike”, after the address was inadvertently revealed by a Russian journalist, according to Ukrainian website Ukrainska Pravda. Wagner’s shadowy group is believed to number in the hundreds of mercenaries fighting in Mali and elsewhere in Africa.

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