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In the Russian GU GSU (GRU) the head of management has changed

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In the General Directorate of the General Staff (GU GS), better known as the GRU, the chief has changed. Instead of Igor Korobov, who passed away on November 21 after a long illness, was appointed Vice Admiral Igor Kostyukov, who from November 22 will act as head of the department. It is reported by RBC with reference to three different sources familiar with the situation.


In the Russian GU GSU (GRU) the head of management has changed


As stated by the Russian Ministry of Defense, Igor Kostyukov held the post of first deputy chief of the Main Department of the General Staff and served as head of the department on the basis of an order of the Minister of Defense during Korobov's illness. The decision on the official appointment to the post of chief of the Main Department of the General Staff Kostyukov will be made by Russian President Vladimir Putin. The leadership of the General Staff noted that Kostyukov’s candidacy was considered the most suitable for the post of the head of the GRU, and it is likely that a vice-admiral from the category “acting” in full heads of management.

Vice-Admiral Igor Olegovich Kostyukov was born in 1961 year. He graduated from the Military Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Defense, served as a military attache, and then went to work at the GRU. He participated in the leadership of the military operation in Syria. Hero of Russia. Twice included on US sanctions lists: in 2016, in connection with "actions to undermine democracy in the USA", in 2018, for "intervening in the American elections of 2016 of the year."
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  1. Tank jacket
    Tank jacket 22 November 2018 12: 18
    +8
    Good luck in hard service!
    1. Machito
      Machito 22 November 2018 12: 40
      +4
      The admiral was appointed head of the GRU GDP. I am sure Kostyukovich will not leave his careful attention to the US Navy. bully
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  3. Observer2014
    Observer2014 22 November 2018 12: 34
    +7
    Twice Included in U.S. Sanctions Lists
    It means only one thing. Double got the highest rating! soldier
  4. kjhg
    kjhg 22 November 2018 12: 37
    -9
    He spent only two years as the head and did not even live up to the new retirement age of ordinary people. Apparently, the failure of Boshirov and Petrov brought the end of his life closer. By the way, there was an article in the Arab media that the previous head of the GRU, Sergun, was killed in Lebanon, although according to the official statement of the Ministry of Defense, it was also "due to a prolonged illness." We are not destined to find out exact information about what the heads of intelligence are leaving.
    1. Gray brother
      Gray brother 22 November 2018 12: 56
      +4
      Quote: kjhg
      Apparently, the failure of Boshirov and Petrov

      I’m surprised that you didn’t see it in the obituary article ... seemed.
    2. Vladimir 5
      Vladimir 5 22 November 2018 13: 10
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      Probably the main reason for the death of the head of GU I. Korobov was a recent invitation-only trip to the United States. Not one dozen of our best people died within a year or two after meeting with representatives of the United States, (coffee or snack during breaks). It is not in vain that the presidents carry their coffee and food with them .. Regarding the death of Sergun, retribution must be brought to an end, because it is an indispensable duty and obligation of the whole GU ... The new head of the GU by education and former service, and in appearance it seems to be the right choice for leadership GU.
      1. kjhg
        kjhg 22 November 2018 13: 21
        -1
        Quote: Vladimir 5
        Not a dozen of our best people died within a year or two after meeting with representatives of the United States

        That’s for sure, Churkin’s death in the USA was recalled. How he annoyed the Americans and the British. Land to them all in peace ..
        The fact that the CIA does not disdain the physical elimination of America’s enemies is no secret. A recent example is Hugo Chavez.
    3. Tapchuh
      Tapchuh 22 November 2018 13: 10
      -11
      he was killed in Lebanon. Mossad. The GRU didn’t lie around with this service. GRU heads die like flies. coincidence? don't think
      1. neri73-r
        neri73-r 22 November 2018 13: 36
        +2
        Quote: Tapuchuh
        he was killed in Lebanon. Mossad. The GRU didn’t lie around with this service. GRU heads die like flies. coincidence? don't think

        The heads may die, but the GRU is working for the good of the Fatherland more than ever! Mossad, of course, is a strong service, but I wouldn’t raise to absolute, GRU, at least, is equivalent! hi And the mossad on the subject is closer to the KGB-FSB than to the GRU of the RF Ministry of Defense.
        1. Doliva63
          Doliva63 22 November 2018 19: 54
          +1
          Quote: neri73-r
          Quote: Tapuchuh
          he was killed in Lebanon. Mossad. The GRU didn’t lie around with this service. GRU heads die like flies. coincidence? don't think

          The heads may die, but the GRU is working for the good of the Fatherland more than ever! Mossad, of course, is a strong service, but I wouldn’t raise to absolute, GRU, at least, is equivalent! hi And the mossad on the subject is closer to the KGB-FSB than to the GRU of the RF Ministry of Defense.

          Indeed, Mossad can be compared with the KGB-FSK-FSB, but not with the GRU. Although there was a time when the GRU was in no way inferior to either one or the other - in the 50-70s, when agent intelligence was conducted by all the border districts of the USSR Armed Forces at the maximum range, so to speak. Say, Zakvo conducted reconnaissance to Egypt, inclusive. And also reconnaissance attashat, illegal reconnaissance of the GRU itself, the special operations forces, satellites - there was power!
          Back in the 80s, the GRU had a lot of forces on the illegal front, but many (if not all) were "merged" in the 89-91th.
  5. Reserve buildbat
    Reserve buildbat 22 November 2018 12: 56
    -2
    Sanctions listing is listed at the award level. It's funny. Although, judging by the dates and wording, it was submitted 2 times for the same thing. brought in and forgot, and in 2016 looked at the lists of who were "accomplices" and added again. Not noticing that he was already there. laughing
  6. loginovich
    loginovich 22 November 2018 13: 01
    -3
    Why not Petrov with Bashirov?
  7. Samara_63
    Samara_63 22 November 2018 13: 14
    -4
    As I understand it, the GRU has many shoals ... We need to establish elementary discipline and partially return to the methodology of the Great Patriotic War ...
    1. To be or not to be
      To be or not to be 22 November 2018 13: 34
      0
      Samara_63 (Vasya) Today, 13:14 NEW
      As I understand there are a lot of jambs in the GRU .. "..
      And where aren't the jambs?
      The problem is almost the same everywhere - FRAMES!
  8. sogdy
    sogdy 22 November 2018 14: 26
    +1
    Quote: Samara_63
    partially return to the methodology of World War II ...

    Reconnaissance in battle ?!
    1. Samara_63
      Samara_63 22 November 2018 15: 39
      0
      First of all, total professionalism!
      1. sogdy
        sogdy 22 November 2018 15: 49
        0
        Oh how! And who will cook them?
  9. Pythagoras
    Pythagoras 22 November 2018 14: 37
    +1
    Do not let it go abroad. Even in the near abroad. Let all meetings be held on our territory. And a full physical examination every six months. Yes, a little strange story.
  10. AUL
    AUL 22 November 2018 15: 21
    +2
    Well, I can’t believe it, at least kill me, in such an early or accidental death of people of this level! Swan, Rokhlin, Evdokimov, Fedorov, Men - and all the accidents?
    1. Lighten
      Lighten 22 November 2018 19: 10
      -1
      And you work for 12 hours and 5 or 10 years. Let's look at your health.
      1. AUL
        AUL 22 November 2018 21: 38
        0
        Leo, and when did we manage to switch to "you"? Remind me, do not count it as work!
        1. Lighten
          Lighten 23 November 2018 07: 25
          -1
          This is an internet baby
          1. AUL
            AUL 23 November 2018 08: 37
            +1
            Quote: Levius
            This is an internet baby

            You can see the baby in the mirror, which is rude with impunity on the Internet! By the way, pull up the Russian language at school - there are a lot of mistakes!
      2. igorka357
        igorka357 23 November 2018 08: 32
        0
        I have been working for 15 years for 12 hours, so what?
        1. zed042
          zed042 24 November 2018 08: 06
          0
          you will be born a slave in Africa in the next life.
          I also get up early, stay up late. so do many people all over the planet.
    2. igorka357
      igorka357 23 November 2018 08: 31
      -1
      Swan and Rokhlin, the military generals knew their business, climbed into the dark territory of politics and drowned them! Evdokimov generally would have better talked about the bathhouse with a red face, well, what kind of manager was from him, just people thought like ... a village man, he knows all the problems of the village , maybe that will come out of him, but the people did not understand that after a couple of years of domination, Evdokimov would have forgotten about the village!
  11. Lighten
    Lighten 22 November 2018 19: 09
    0
    Wow. Double sanctioned. It's cool
  12. Avior
    Avior 23 November 2018 00: 41
    0
    as it suspiciously coincided with the predecessor with problems in England.
    the list goes on?
  13. iouris
    iouris 23 November 2018 14: 16
    0
    Basic science is the same intelligence. Only science gives a complete understanding of what is happening and what will happen tomorrow. She also provides a tool for action.
  14. zed042
    zed042 24 November 2018 08: 01
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    office parasite, paunch bearer.
  15. zed042
    zed042 24 November 2018 08: 02
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    Quote: Levius
    Wow. Double sanctioned. It's cool

    This is ridiculously cool!