Last Soviet Minister of Defense Dead at 78

December 8, 2020 /TASS/ – The last Minister of Defense of the USSR, Marshal of Aviation Yevgeny Shaposhnikov, died at the age of 78. This was reported to TASS by Nikolai Deryabin, chief of staff of the Military Leaders’ Club. “Unfortunately, yes, Yevgeny Ivanovich Shaposhnikov died,” the agency’s interlocutor said. He did not name the cause of the commander’s death.…

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