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Russian Lieutenant General in custody – Accused of 'criminal activity'

A senior Russian officer was detained on charges of “criminal” activity, as the state news agency TASS announced in the early hours. a day after Russian President Vladimir Putin made major changes to the military apparatus, including replacing former Defense Minister Sergei Saigu, who was promoted after being named head of Russia's National Security Council amid the ongoing war in Ukraine. According to TASS's source, Lt. Gen. Kuznetsov — who before taking charge of personnel matters was the head of an administration responsible for the protection of state secrets at the Ministry of Defense — was arrested because of “suspicions of criminal activity.” Always according to TASS, authorities searched the residence and office of the top officer. Details of the “activity” he allegedly engaged in have not yet been released. Lieutenant General Kuznetsov was absent yesterday […]
Source: News Beast

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