Ingush government head who resigned after mass protests receives federal deputy defense minister post

Sources close to Yunus-Bek Yevkurov, the embattled former governor of Ingushetia, have said Yevkurov will receive a federal government post in place of the regional one he quit yesterday. The sources told Kommersant that Yevkurov has been appointed as a deputy to Sergey Shoigu, Russia’s federal defense minister.