Putin appointed his cousin to the post of Deputy Defense Minister

Kremlin press service

On Monday, June 17, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree appointing Anna Tsivileva as Deputy Minister of Defense.

Anna Tsivileva is the cousin of Vladimir Putin. Her father, Yevgeny Mikhailovich Putin, is Vladimir Putin’s cousin on his father’s side (he died in March of this year). According to Wikipedia.org, after Vladimir Putin came to power, Tsivileva moved from Ivanovo to Moscow. In April 2023, she headed the state fund to support participants in the “special military operation” (SVO) “Defenders of the Fatherland.” Tsivileva’s husband Sergei was the governor of the Kemerovo region until May 2024, then was appointed Minister of Energy.

By other decrees of the President of the Russian Federation, Oleg Savelyev and Pavel Fradkov were appointed deputy ministers of defense, Leonid Gornin became the first deputy.

These decrees brought the number of deputies in the Russian Defense Ministry to 12.

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