Yevgeny Prigozhin's mutiny, which in Vladimir Putin's eyes has been reclassified him from patriot to traitor following the mutiny events of the last week, is a kind of stress test not only for Russia's domestic political reality, but also for the Kremlin's foreign policy activity.
All Russian experts agree that changes within the political system of Russia are now inevitable, especially on the defense side as CNN reports that Sergey Surovikin, a prominent Russian general, commander of the Aerospace Forces, has been detained. The chief of Russia’s general staff, Gen. Valery Gerasimov, whom Prigozhin asked for his removal, has not been seen since the Wagner rebellion.
The only question of the changes is the timing, because President Vladimir Putin does not like to take decisions under pressure, or acknowledge the cracks that unfolded in the the aftermath of Wagner's mutiny.
According to media reports, the process of redistributing Prigozhin's assets in Russia has already been launched, which points to the Kremlin's intention to eventually deprive Prigozhin of all his internal political tools. But everything is much more complicated with foreign projects.