9/24, 2:48 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Russian deputy defense minister relieved of post

Russia's Deputy Defense Minister Dmitry Bulgakov (pictured right) has been dismissed from his post as the country's top logistics general, the Russian ministry of defense announced on Saturday.

According to the department, Bulgakov was demoted and transferred to a different post and Colonel General Mikhail Mizintsev was appointed to take his place.

Mizintsev, who served as the director of the Russian National Centre for Defence Management, was suspected of masterminding the siege of the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol in May.

Baha Breaking News (BBN) / NL