“Beyond Russia’s Façade of Stability and Normalcy: Prigozhin’s Rebellion and its Aftermath”, Joris Van Bladel (Egmont, Belgium)

In this commentary, we will focus on the fate of Prigozhin, recognizing that as long as he remains alive, he will remain a significant political and military figure that the Kremlin should not underestimate. We will refrain from revisiting his legacy as a war criminal or the reasons behind his fall from grace within the Kremlin, as these facts are well-known. Instead, indications suggest that his political cloud among the Russian people has increased over the last two-three months.

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