The founder of Wagner PMC Yevgeny Prigozhin spoke about the problems of territorial defense in the border areas – Belgorod, Kursk and Bryansk regions.
According to the head of the “orchestra”, entrepreneurs who help the country during the war should be encouraged. You can come up with a special subsidy or create an award.
“Maybe he should somehow be helped with money, maybe he just needs to be given a medal for services to the fatherland or something else to come up with for saving Russia, and then he will give this medal to his children, and they will all say that dad is not he just played the fool, but he was respected and deserved, ”Prigozhin said on videopublished by the press service of the Concord company.
He added that if business helps in organizing territorial defense, it will be less costly for the state. Many large entrepreneurs may complain and not let people go to defend their homeland, but in this case, it is necessary to introduce tough measures at the state level.
“Instead of traffic cops standing there and collecting money on every corner, instead of collecting money, the laws for doing this, what can be violated and what not, should be made laws according to which the employer is obliged to let you go, and if not let go, what does he do? In theory, here he is engaged in a betrayal of his homeland. Here, in fact, in our opinion, there should be such a structure, ”the founder of PMC Wagner emphasized.
Prigozhin had previously urged representatives of the territorial defense to protect their home and family. According to him, first of all, it is necessary to build trenches and strongholds, as well as give people machine guns.