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Sergei Shoigu out as Russia’s defence minister

13 May 2024

7:35 AM

13 May 2024

7:35 AM

It’s reshuffle time in Moscow and it seems that Sergei Shoigu, who has served as Vladimir Putin’s defence minister for the last 12 years, is out. He’s being replaced with Andrei Belousov, an academic economist who has been advising Putin for 20 years and spent the last four as deputy prime minister.

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