Former Northern Fleet Commander To Work In Nuclear Ministry

Former commander of the Northern Fleet Vyacheslav Popov is to receive a post in the Ministry of Nuclear Energy, the ministry's press service has reported. RIA Novosti has learnt that President Putin met Admiral Popov during a working visit to Severodvinsk (a port on North Dvina delta on the White Sea). The Defence Ministry press service reported on Saturday that Popov and Northern Fleet Chief of Staff, Vice Admiral Mikhail Motsak had been dismissed from their posts.