On August 24, Kimberly Marten was interviewed extensively about the death of Wagner mercenary group chief Yevgeny Prigozhin, and its implications for Russia’s private militia scene. Please see her multiple media appearances below: 

  • Marten served as a guest expert on Democracy Now!, where she not only discussed Prigozhin’s death, but also why the death of Wagner security chief Chekalov helped Putin, why the Wagner forces in Belarus are not a threat, and what this likely means for Wagner forces in Syria and Africa. You can watch the interview Here (starting at minute 18.15). 
  • On the Forbes Breaking News program, Marten spoke again about the death of Yevgeny Prigozhin and its implications. You can watch the interview Here
  • On The World podcast by PRX and the WGBH Educational Foundation, Marten surveyed Russia’s private militia scene and discussed what Prigozhin’s death means for Putin’s grip on power. You can listen to the interview Here