epaselect epa10709120 Servicemen from Private military company (PMC) Wagner Group block a street in downtown Rostov-on-Don, southern Russia, 24 June 2023. Security and armoured vehicles were deployed after private military company (PMC) Wagner Group s chief Yevgeny Prigozhin said in a video that his troops had occupied the building of the headquarters of the Southern Military District, demanding a meeting with Russia s defense chiefs.  EPA/ARKADY BUDNITSKY