Sweeping away at the top of the Russian army

Sweeping away at the top of the Russian army
Sweeping away at the top of the Russian army

To reestablish the authority of the security services over the army, the deputy minister of Defense and then four senior officials of the ministry or senior officers of the general staff were arrested and prosecuted for fraud or corruption.


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By Benjamin Quenelle

Published on 05/26/2024 at 6:20 p.m.
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Correspondent in Moscow

VSIn recent days, Kremlin television stations have conveyed the double message: patriotism and victories on the front, firmness and arrests in Moscow. The army has continued to advance in Ukraine for a month. At the same time, and paradoxically, five senior military figures were put in prison. The first warning shot came on April 23 with the spectacular detention of Deputy Defense Minister Timur Ivanov who, notably in charge of the reconstruction of the Ukrainian city of Mariupol devastated by his troops, was known for his expensive lifestyle. .



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