Putin awarded Deputy Defense Minister Yevkurov the rank of Colonel General

The rank of Colonel General was also awarded to Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Aerospace Forces Andrey Yudin and & nbsp; Chief of Staff of the Central Military District Mikhail Teplinsky.

Six soldiers were awarded the rank of lieutenant general, 11 & nbsp; & mdash; major general. Four military men became rear admirals.

The President appointed Mr. Yevkurov Deputy Defense Minister in & nbsp; July 2019. Then & nbsp; same & nbsp; he was awarded the rank of lieutenant general. In & nbsp; 2008 & mdash; 2019, Mr. Yevkurov headed Ingushetia. He & nbsp; resigned ahead of schedule after the rallies in & nbsp; Ingushetia, which took place because of & nbsp; establishing the border with & nbsp; Chechnya.