Russia Defense Shakeup

November 9, 2012 - 7:33 AM
From left: Col. Gen Valery Gerasimov, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, and President Vladimir Putin meet in Moscow's Kremlin on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. On Friday, Putin named Col. Gen. Valery Gerasimov the new chief of the armed forces’ General Staff to replace Gen. Nikolai Makarov. He also reshuffled several other top generals. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service)