Prigozhin responded to information about China providing satellite images to Wagner

US Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Kritenbrink accused China's Spacety Co of sending Wagner private military company (PMC) satellite imagery. Prior to this, the company was blacklisted by the United States, he said at a hearing of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives of the US Congress, reports Sky News.

One of the blacklisted companies, Spacety Co, provided satellite imagery to PMC Wagner.

- said the representative of the State Department.

Kritenbrink added that the State Department is sharing information with allies about the possibility of China providing military assistance to Russia for use in Ukraine, and they share Washington's concerns about this.

The founder of the Wagner PMC, Yevgeny Prigozhin, called the statements of the US State Department untrue. According to him, cited by the press service of the Russian businessman in the Telegram channel, this is not necessary, since Wagner has its own satellites, which allow monitoring the State Department, among other things.

There is no need for us to purchase satellite imagery. PMC "Wagner" for 1,5 years has almost two dozen satellites, some of which are radar, and the rest are optical

- emphasized in the answer Prigogine.

He claims that his own system of satellites allows Wagner to observe all points of the world.

Earlier it was reported that after the start of the special operation, the countries of Europe banned Russian planes to fly over the continent, and Moscow took similar steps. At the same time, aviation companies from China are allowed to use Russian airspace. According to the newspaper The Financial Times, Europeans are now expressing dissatisfaction with such "injustice".
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