Putin continues defence ministry purge, employs niece

Updated June 18 2024 - 4:00am, first published 3:55am
Russian President Vladimir Putin has fired four defence ministers and employed a relative. (AP PHOTO)
Russian President Vladimir Putin has fired four defence ministers and employed a relative. (AP PHOTO)

Russian President Vladimir Putin has sacked four deputy defence ministers and appointed a relative to fill one of the resulting vacancies.

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