Many questions remain a day after the reported death of Wagner Group leader Yevgeny Prigozhin in a plane crash. The World's host Marco Werman speaks with Kimberly Marten, who has studied the Wagner Group and testified about it on Capitol Hill. She is also a professor at Barnard College, Columbia University.
The Malian government has denied that any civilians were harmed in what it called an anti-terrorist military operation against an Islamist extremist group.
In recent months, reports have emerged that at least two men, one from Zambia and another from Tanzania, were killed while fighting for the Wagner group in Ukraine. Wagner reportedly recruited the men from Russian prisons, promising them amnesty.
The World's Marco Werman speaks with Pierre Vaux, an expert on the Wagner Group, about the significance of the man's defection and the mercenary group's role in Russian military and foreign policy.