Putin Stuns With New Defence Minister Choice; Shoigu Replaced By Economist | Kremlin Says… | Hindustan Times
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Putin Stuns With New Defence Minister Choice; Shoigu Replaced By Economist | Kremlin Says…

Russian President Vladimir Putin shocked everyone by replacing Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu with civilian Andrei Belsouv who has a background in economics. The changes are set to be approved by Russian parliamentarians. The shock move comes two years into Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The Kremlin has also explained why it chose a civilian for the role of managing Russian defence forces. Watch this video for more information.

 
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