Biden and Zelensky talk by phone about the uprising in Russia of the Wagner leader

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US President Joe Biden and his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodimir Zelensky, spoke by phone this Sunday about the attempted uprising by the leader of the Wagner group, Yevgeny Prigozhin, against the Russian military leadership.

Through a brief statement, the White House reported that both leaders discussed "recent events in Russia" and also discussed US support for Ukraine.

Prigozhin moved to Belarus and there can be no charges against him

"They discussed the ongoing Ukraine counteroffensive, and President Biden reaffirmed America's unwavering support." with aid to security, the economy and humanitarian work, the statement said.

The call comes after the military of the Wagner Group, led by Yevgueni Prigozhin, launched a military uprising last Friday and, after declaring themselves in absentia, occupied the city of Rostov on Don and sent four columns to Moscow.

A day later, the leader of the Wagner group himself announced his withdrawal, after the mediation of the Belarusian leader Alekandr Lukashenko, and the return of his combatants to the permanent bases. Following an agreement with the Kremlin, Prigozhin moved to Belarus and there can be no charges against him.

Biden met his national security cabinet and spoke with several leaders of allied countries

In an interview with CNN, Secretary of State Antony Blinken reported today that President Joe Biden met with his national security cabinet on Saturday and spoke with several leaders of allied countries.

The White House reported yesterday in a statement that Biden had spoken by phone with the leaders of France, Germany and the United Kingdom to discuss the situation in Russia.

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