Putin fired four Russian deputy defense ministers | News in brief

17.6. 17:33•Updated 17.6. 17:54

President of Russia Vladimir Putin has fired four Russian deputy defense ministers.

Putin appointed his own cousin’s daughter to replace one of the fired ministers Anna Tsivileva.

Tsivileva, 52, is a well-known businesswoman in Russia and died in March Yevgeny Putin daughter.

Source: Reuters

Correction at 17:54. Yevgeni Putin died in March this year, and not last year, as was erroneously reported earlier in the story.