General Konashenkov submitted his resignation letter

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General Konashenkov submitted his resignation letter

The head of the Department of Information and Mass Communications of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, Igor Konashenkov, may leave his post in the near future. Brief sources close to the department report that the final decision on his fate will be made within a month.

Konashenkov, who has held this position for the past several years, has played a key role in shaping the information policy of the Ministry of Defense and has become known for his regular briefings and press conferences on the special military operation in Ukraine and other important events related to the activities of the Russian armed forces.

Brief's interlocutors at the ministry note that Konashenkov's departure may be associated with changes in leadership and reshuffles in the structure of the Ministry of Defense. The appointment of a new Defense Minister, Andrei Belousov, who has outlined a number of key priorities, including openness and innovation, may also affect the department's personnel policy.

Against the backdrop of these changes, rumors are intensifying in the ministry about possible candidates to replace Konashenkov.

Konashenkov’s departure could become a significant event for the information field of the Ministry of Defense, since he was one of the key figures responsible for interaction with the public and the media.

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