Vice-Admiral Igor Kostyukov appointed acting head of the Main intelligence Directorate (GRU) of the General staff, told Last news source in the defense Ministry.
The former head of the GRU Colonel-General Igor Korobov died on 63 th year of life After long illness.
the Ministry of defense expressed condolences to the families and friends of the deceased.
Igor Kostyukov was born in 1961, received a naval education. The field is complete, the Military-diplomatic Academy, he served in the GRU, he served as Deputy chief of the Department.
Was one of the Directors of hostilities in the Syrian Arab Republic.