The Wagner Group Chief, Yevgeny Prigozhin, has been killed in a plane crash.
The private jet carrying him crashed, killing about 10 people on board.
Reports claimed that the private jet was shot down by suspected Russian military forces in Tver region, North of Moscow.
This is coming after Prigozhin had allegedly attempted a coup on Putin.
Prigozhin led a failed mutiny against the Russian armed forces in June.
Putin had described the Wagner boss as a “traitor”