Tag: Alexander Shlyakhturov

Russia Names New GRU Chief

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The Russian Defense Ministry says a new chief has been appointed to the country's largest spy agency, the GRU military intelligence service. Major General Igor Sergun was named head of the General Staff Main Intelligence Directorate on Monday. He replaces

Russia’s military spymaster leaves his post – paper

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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia's military intelligence chief has left his post after less than three years at the helm of the country's biggest spying agency to join a company that develops nuclear missiles, Kommersant newspaper reported on Saturday, citing sources.