The St. Petersburg news server notes that it is not known exactly who will be buried at the Serafimovsky cemetery on Tuesday. However, according to him, five out of ten victims of the crash are subject to burial.
What will happen to the Wagner family after Prigozhin’s death?
On Tuesday, funerals are being prepared at three more St. Petersburg cemeteries, but there is no such preparation as at Serafimovsky, Fontanka noted.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that there is no information yet about the funeral of the head of the Wagner family and that the decision depends primarily on his family.
When asked if President Vladimir Putin would attend the final farewell, he replied: “We don’t know yet when and how the funeral will take place. Therefore, this question cannot be answered now.
Prigozhin’s private jet crashed last Wednesday in the Tver region, Russian authorities on Sunday confirmed the death of the head of the Wagner family based on genetic analysis.
After the plane crash, speculation arose whether Prigogine was really on board the plane. The head of the Wagner family was known for taking various security measures in an attempt to prevent the assassination attempt.
The cause of the crash remains unknown
Wagner chief Prigozhin dies in plane crash in Tver region, Russian investigators confirm
The cause of the crash remains unknown. On the Internet, due to disputes between Prigozhin and Moscow, there are suggestions that the plane was shot down or a bomb exploded on board.
A spokesman for the Russian president on Friday dismissed Western suspicions that Prigozhin was assassinated on the Kremlin’s orders as “an absolute lie”.
Ten people were on board the crashed plane, authorities said. According to preliminary information, the list of passengers also included Prigozhin’s right-hand man, Dmitry Utkin, and the head of Wagner Group logistics, Valery Chekalov.
In addition to them, there were four more men on the list, who, apparently, also belonged to the Wagnerites, the BBC wrote earlier.
However, unlike Utkin or Chekalov, their names do not appear on international sanctions lists, so they are not considered high-ranking figures in the group. The remaining trinity on board the aircraft consisted of the crew, two pilots and a flight attendant.
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