Putin dismissed the commander of the VKS Bondarev
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin dismissed from his post of commander of aerospace forces (VKS) Viktor Bondarev.
Colonel-General also dismissed from military service. The corresponding decree of the head of state posted on Tuesday, September 26, on the official portal of legal information.
Putin also took the posts of Deputy commander of the black sea fleet, Vice-Admiral Valery Kulikov (recently became a member of the Federation Council from Sevastopol) and the chief of the main Department of internal Affairs across the Saratov region the General-the Lieutenant of police Sergey Arenin (he was also appointed a Senator).
On September 19, the Governor of the Kirov region, Igor Vasiliev gave Bondarev the powers of a member of the Federation Council.
In July source “Tape.ru” in the upper house of Parliament said that the commander of the VKS will become the new head of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security.
The afternoon of September 26 RIA Novosti, citing a source said that Bondarev is elected head of the Committee at the meeting on Wednesday. His previous head Viktor Ozerov was dismissed July 12.