Namely, the presidential decree on the position of Deputy Secretary of Defense approved last Deputy Prime Minister and suburbs Ruslan Tsalikov last Deputy Chairman of the Military-Industrial Commission Yuri Borisov.
Removed from the post of deputy head Defense Elena Kozlova and Dmitry Chushkin. Kozlov curated by Anatoly Serdyukov control and inspection of financial and medicine, and Chushkin — information technology policy.
Information about future reshuffle Defense appeared soon after the head of the mission Minister Sergei Shoigu, who was previously the governor of the Moscow region. Earlier position Head of the General Staff on the proposal Shoigu was appointed Valery Gerasimov instead Nikolai Makarov.
Last Defense Minister Serdyukov was sent into retirement after the occurrence of the media reports of massive embezzlement in his department. On embezzlement through the state "Oboronservis" worth more than 3 billion rubles were several criminal cases. Serdyukov himself has not been involved in the process.