Skip to comments.Putin's chief of staff resigns as Russian crisis deepens
Posted on 10/30/2003 5:00:44 PM PST by NormsRevengeEdited on 04/12/2004 6:00:43 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
MOSCOW (AP) - President Vladimir Putin signed an order Thursday relieving his chief of staff of his duties, the Interfax news agency reported, deepening the political and economic turmoil following the arrest of Russia's richest tycoon.
Rumors that Voloshin had resigned had rattled Russian political and business circles for several days.
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