Russia’s military leaders with expletive-ridden insults in a rift that has weakened the country’s forces amid the war in Ukraine.Yevgeny Prigozhin accused them of not providing him with munitions in the key battle for the eastern city of Bakhmut.A video in May showed him standing in front of the bloodied bodies of his slain troops yelling obscenities at Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and the chief of the General Staff Gen.
Valery Gerasimov, calling them weak and incompetent, blaming them for the carnage."They came here as volunteers and they died to let you lounge in your mahogany offices," Prigozhin declared. "You are sitting in your expensive clubs, your children are enjoying good living and filming videos on YouTube.
Those who don’t give us ammunition will be eaten alive in hell!"He even made what some considered a thinly veiled jab at President Vladimir Putin as an oblivious "granddad" thinking the invasion was going well.On Friday, however, Prigozhin appeared to take a step too far.FILE - Russian billionaire and businessman, Concord catering company owner Yevgeny Prigozhin attends a meeting with foreign investors at Konstantin Palace June 16, 2016, in Saint Petersburg, Russia.