According to internal assessments within the UK government, the UK should prepare for the scenario of an unexpected collapse of the Russian Federation so that such events do not take London by surprise.
Source: The Times, citing its sources, as reported by European Pravda.
Even from the beginning of the full-scale war, London assumed it could end in instability inside the country for Moscow.
But the pace of events since Prigozhin announced his "march on Moscow" has prompted diplomats to quickly prepare a plan of action for various scenarios.
John Glen, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury of the United Kingdom, said that the events in Russia are its "internal affairs.".
Foreman suggested that the pace of events on Friday and Saturday caught Western diplomats by surprise.
Previously: The president of Lithuania has said that NATO would need to strengthen its eastern border if Prigozhin and Wagner end up in Belarus. »