Breaking News: The Civil War is Likely Starting in Russia

Nadin Brzezinski
10 min readJun 23, 2023
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As the sun rises in Russia, Wagner has reached the city of Rostov-on-Don. These are forces that left the Donbas overnight. This is a critical development in this drama. This also means that the Donbas no longer is defended by Wagner troops. This happened with very little resistance, if any, by federal Russian forces.

According to Colonel Cassad, a Russian blogger:

More shots from the center of Rostov. Equipment stands at the headquarters of the Southern Military District.

-Colonel Cassad

This is my take. Wagner is taking control of the Southern military district.

Now we have multiple roads going to Moscow blocked. This is the latest. It’s Russia’s greatest internal crisis since at least the 1990s. This has very serious geopolitical implications. Here the post:

Traffic is blocked on the M-4 highway towards Moscow from Voronezh, motorists report (Astra). Everyone is sent back to the city.

👉Also, in the Voronezh region, traffic towards Rostov was blocked after Novaya Usman, local residents report.

Rostov governor asked residents to stay at home

The governor of the Rostov region, Vasily Golubev, on Saturday night urged residents to remain calm and not to leave their homes without the need. Half an hour before, the Ministry of Emergency Situations denied the message about the introduction of a curfew.

Details. The governor also assured residents that the security forces are taking all necessary measures to ensure…



Nadin Brzezinski

Historian by training. Former day to day reporter. Sometimes a geek who enjoys a good miniatures game. You can find me at CounterSocial, Mastodon and rarely FB