Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has criticized Russia's use of propaganda to conceal its weaknesses and government incompetence in the face of escalating chaos. 

The Wagner Group, led by Yevgeny Prigozhin, has taken control of the Russian military headquarters in Rostov-on-Don.

Zelenskyy's remarks highlight the vulnerabilities of the Russian government, which can no longer be hidden by lies.

Ukraine's Foreign Minister, Dmytro Kuleba, called on the international community to support Ukraine with necessary weaponry against the Russian incursion.

World leaders in Central and Eastern Europe expressed their reactions and concerns, with Poland, Estonia, and the Czech Republic closely monitoring the situation.

Qatar also expressed concern over the crisis, warning of its potential impact on international peace and security.

Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed to defend Russia against the armed rebellion, labeling it as a betrayal and promising severe punishment for those responsible.

Yevgeny Prigozhin, in an audio message, asserted his fighters' determination to continue the fight against corruption and bureaucracy.