Putin Dismisses Powerful Old Ally, His Chief Of Staff, Sergei Ivanov

August 12, 2016
Sergei Ivanov. Photo: ITAR-TASS

LIVE UPDATES: President Putin has demoted Sergei Ivanov, head of the Presidential Administration, replacing him with Anton Vaino.

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