Russian oligarch very close to Vladimir Putin
, born Yevgeny Viktorovich Prigozhin. He owns the Wagner Private Military Company, a Russian paramilitary organization.
The correct pronunciation of Yevgeny Prigozhin is yehv-GYEH-nee (the letter G has the same sound as in gear
) pree-GOH-jeen (the letter J has the same sound as in Je suis
, I am in French).