Putin relieves Russian Aerospace commander-in-chief of his duties

Tue 26 September 2017 18:34 GMT | 22:34 Local Time

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has relieved Russian Aerospace Commander-in-Chief Colonel General Viktor Bondarev of his duties and dismissed him from service.

A corresponding order was published on the official legal information portal, Vestnik Kavkaza reports.

"To relieve Colonel General Viktor Bondarev, Commander-in-Chief of the Aerospace Forces, from the occupied position and dismiss from service," the order says.

Head of the General Staff, First Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Aerospace Forces Lieutenant General Pavel Kurachenko was appointed Acting Commander-in-Chief of the Aerospace Forces.




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