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He did not die: Russian general Sergei Slovikin, who supported the revolt of the Wagner group, reappears in Algeria



Russian General Sergei Slovikin, who was sacked at the end of August, is in Algeria on a “high-level” visit with a Defense Ministry delegation after months of not being seen in public.

russian general Sergei Slovikin He was sacked at the end of August and is now in Algeria on a “high-level” visit with a Defense Ministry delegation, after months of not being seen in public.

Slovikin had not been seen in public since the failed rebellion carried out by the late leader of the Wagner Group. Evgeny Prigozhin.

As reported this Friday, the man arrived in Algeria on Tuesday and visited the Abdelhamid Ben Badis Mosque in Oran this week. “Kommersant”.

Military sources cited by the newspaper asserted that Slovikin’s visit could signal his possible appointment within the Defense Ministry.

This was for state-related work after he was replaced from his previous position by his deputy, Colonel Viktor Afzarov.

According to the RBK network published on its Telegram profile on Friday, the Russian general was seen in a photo dressed in beige and walking next to the imam of a mosque with several Russian officials in military uniform. ing.

Speculation about Slovikin’s whereabouts arose after the Wagner Group uprising, with several Russian media outlets reporting that he had been detained, although the Russian government did not comment on the matter.

In late August, the Kremlin approved his dismissal amid new rumors about his future within the Defense Ministry.

Prigozhin led a revolt that erupted on June 24 after he accused the Russian military of attacking one of his training camps.

In the face of the apparent escalation, Slovikin spoke out in a video, calling on the leadership to calm the situation and withdraw his men.

Source: Biobiochile

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