The Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu sacked a total of 50 senior officers serving in the Baltic fleet. About it reported the edition “Fontanka” with reference to its source. Among the dismissed — admirals and captains of the first rank. Presented to dismissal, commanded the squadrons and crews, and also worked at the headquarters of the fleet.
Before was fired the commander of the Baltic fleet Vice-Admiral Kravchuk and chief of staff Sergei Popov. It became known that the candidate on a post of the commander is a former Ukrainian Admiral Sergei Eliseev.