Kremlin denies they’re purging navy generals as one other is arrested | DW News

Russian media have been reporting the arrest of the army’s deputy chief of staff on suspicion of taking bribes.

A military court in Moscow ordered the detention of Lieutenant General Vadim Shamarin for two months, while investigations proceed. It’s the latest in a series of arrests of senior Russian military leaders that began in April – although the Kremlin denies that a purge of military officials is taking place.

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0:27 Kirikk Shamiev, European Council on Foreign Relations


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