Russian Air Force Commander-in-Chief General Anatoly Kornukov, who turned 60 a few days ago, is retiring. He confirmed this at a meeting with journalists on Friday. According to Russian laws, 60 years is the age limit for serving in the Armed Forces. The general said a decision on his replacement had already been made in principle. The appointment of a new commander-in-chief of Russia's Air Force is the prerogative of the defence minister and the president.
According to unnamed sources, doctors believe that Kadyrov contracted the infection about two or three weeks ago