Putin’s Chief Bodyguard Killed

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Sources in Moscow are reporting on the death of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s personal chief bodyguard, General Viktor Zolotov. Ukraine journalist Alex Mochanov has also confirmed the rumours. 

Uapress.info reports:


According to some information Russian President Vladimir Putin was going to appoint General Viktor Zolotov as head of the FSB. However, this did not happen because the Russian President was absent.

Between 2000-2013 Colonel-General Viktor Zolotov worked as head of the Security Service of the President of the Russian Federation. And in 2014 became the first Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs – Chief of the troops of the Russian Interior Ministry.

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