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Russia Names New GRU Chief

Posted December 26th, 2011 at 5:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The Russian Defense Ministry says a new chief has been appointed to the country’s largest spy agency, the GRU military intelligence service. Major General Igor Sergun was named head of the General Staff Main Intelligence Directorate on Monday. He replaces outgoing GRU chief Alexander Shlyakhturov, who was said to have reached retirement age. Shlyakhturov headed […]

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