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Putin keeps protecting his defence ministry chiefs against attacks by FSB and Wagner

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Defense Minister Sergei Choigou.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Defense Minister Sergei Choigou. © Mikhail Kireyev/Sputnik/AFP
The "war of the generals" between Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu's and Wagner boss Yevgeny Prigozhin's factions shows no sign of abating. In this clash of the security elite, President Vladimir Putin has buried an unsanctioned FSB probe into his deputy defence ministers. [...]
Published on 23.01.2023 at 06:00 GMT Reading time 3 minutes

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