January 27, 2023

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Power struggles continue in the Russian military

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Power struggles and divisions within his forces: Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin.

It again clashed systematically with the Russian armed forces. When a Russian military blogger announced last Friday that the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Airborne Forces, Col. Gen. Mikhail Deblinsky, 54, was to be dismissed and replaced by Lt. Gen. Oleg Makharevich, it caused an uproar in military circles.

According to a report by the US think tank Institute for the Study of War (ISW), many expressed displeasure with the decision and were confused as to why the Defense Department would replace a respected Russian colonel general with a non-airborne ground officer. Experience. In particular, Deblinsky was appointed only last June.