Contents tagged with Anatoly Chepiga

  • Another head of Russian intelligence dies

    For the second time in three years, the head of Russia’s Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) has died. According to the official explanation, Colonel General Igor Korobov died after a “severe and lengthy illness”. However, several sources in the media believe that his health only started to deteriorate after he was taken to task by Vladimir Putin.

    Igor Korobov was appointed head of the GRU in January 2016, replacing the recently deceased Igor Sergun.

    During his time in the position, Korobov …