Putin dismisses Russian defense minister after scandal




 
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Putin dismisses Russian defense minister after scandal
 
November 6th, 2012  
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Putin dismisses Russian defense minister after scandal
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin dismissed Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov on Tuesday and replaced him with a loyal ally after the ministry was drawn into a corruption scandal. Putin was shown on television meeting Sergei Shoigu, a former emergencies minister who had briefly been governor of the Moscow region, and discussing his new role as defence chief, in which he will oversee reforms to modernize the armed forces. ...




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