SENIOR DEFENSE MINISTRY OFFICIAL DISMISSED.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 141
President Boris Yeltsin has released Col. General Vasily Vorobiev from his post as head of the Defense Ministry’s Main Military Budget and Finance Department, for alleged "serious financial improprieties and unsatisfactorily implementing government resolutions." Specifically, he was charged with being responsible for delays in financing housing construction, food purchases and energy payments, and for late payments to defense industry firms. (1)
Fliers Inadequately Trained.