Putin sacks two senior Kremlin officials amid speculation of turf wars

March 23, 2015 2:29 PM

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Putin sacks two senior Kremlin officials amid speculation of turf wars

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin dismissed two senior officials on Monday in a surprise move that followed recent rumors of feuding at the heart of the Kremlin.

The twin sackings come less than a month after the killing of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, which had exposed rarely seen tensions between various factions within Putin's inner elite.

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