Russian president sacks 7 interior ministers

February 25, 2011 12:00 am

, MOSCOW, Feb 25 – Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has fired seven senior interior ministry generals, the Kremlin said Friday without immediately explaining the reason for the dismissals.

The sacked generals include the deputy head of the Moscow interior ministry department and the Russian interior ministry\’s inspector general, news agencies quoted a Kremlin statement as saying.

It was not immediately clear if the dismissals were linked to last month\’s suicide bombing in Moscow, which killed 37 people at Russia\’s busiest airport.


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