The defense Ministry denied information about the death of the former head of the GRU of Sarguna in Lebanon
The Russian defense Ministry denied Western media about the death of the former head of the Main intelligence Directorate (GRU) Igor Sergun in Lebanon in 2016. It noted that this stuffing information was circulated with the filing of the justice Department.
“Rumors that the deceased 3 January 2016, the Hero of Russia Colonel-General Igor Dmitrievich Sergun was in Lebanon — conspiracy nonsense”, — quotes the Agency “Interfax”.
The U.S. justice Department previously published the proceedings of the interrogation by the FBI former adviser to the President of the United States Michael Flynn. From documents follows, that the head of the GRU Igor Sergun died in 2016, not in the suburban house of rest, and in Lebanon, writes “the Newspaper.ru”.
Sergun was born March 28, 1957, in the Armed forces from 1973. He graduated from the Moscow Suvorov military school, Moscow higher combined-arms command school named after the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR, Military Academy of the Soviet army, Military Academy of the General staff of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation.
In military intelligence since 1984. Passed military service in various positions in the Main intelligence Directorate. In December 2011 he was appointed chief of the General staff of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation — Deputy chief of the General staff of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation. Sargon knew several foreign languages, was a candidate of military Sciences, was awarded state awards.