In the United States denied a Russian version of the death of the head of the GRU Igor Sergun
The chief of the GRU Igor sergun died in Lebanon — this follows from the testimony of the former US presidential Advisor for national security Michael Flynn, which he gave during the interrogation by the FBI. In Russia it was reported that Colonel-General died of a heart attack in a rest home near Moscow. Report confessions Flynn was published by the U.S. Department of justice.
“Flynn stated that he called the Ambassador [of Russia in the USA Sergey] Kislyak after death [Igor] of Sarguna in Lebanon in the beginning of last year to Express condolences”, — the report says the Agency.
No other details.
Flynn was appointed to the post of adviser in January 2017, but soon resigned after the release of information to discuss anti-Russian sanctions holding then a post of Russian Ambassador to US Kislyak.
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On the death of Sarguna it became known on 4 January 2016. In military intelligence he served since 1984 in various positions in the Main intelligence Directorate. In 1998 with the rank of Colonel worked for the military attaché of Russia in Tirana. In December 2011 he was appointed head of the Main intelligence Directorate of the General staff of the Russian armed forces — Deputy chief of the General staff of the Russian armed forces. 21 Feb 2015 surgunu was the title of Colonel-General.
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