Jack Watling explains what Vladimir Putin's position is now, after the attempted Wagner coup on Sky News

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The vulnerability has been demonstrated but at the same time I think everyone in Russia looked over the abyss and saw that whoever toppled him couldn't guarantee their own safety. And so in a system where he is the arbiter between some fairly vicious competing factions this actually may strengthen his security in some ways because he's seen as the indispensable guarantor of the safety of whoever might want to replace him."