Andrei Vtyurin
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The official reason for the dismissal of Andrei Vtyurin — discredit of a rank of a soldier.

Lukashenko has relieved Colonel Andrei Vtyurin as Deputy Secretary of the security Council for misconduct, defamatory rank of the soldier. This is stated in the decree, published on the national legal portal.

The document says that vtyurin dismissed “for misconduct, defamatory rank soldier”. A decree signed on 24 April.

Vtyurin, former head of the security service of Lukashenko. This post he left in 2014, moving to the position of Deputy Secretary of the security Council of the country.

On Monday it became known about detention Vtyurin. According to media reports, against him a criminal case was opened, presumably about the bribes. It was reported that the detention took place a week ago.

The circumstances of the criminal case are not disclosed. Comments from the Belarusian KGB on the situation around Vtyurin were reported.