Vladimir Putin dismissed 11 generals from the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Ministry of Emergencies and the United Kingdom from their posts. The corresponding decree was published on Monday, November 4. Among those who resigned are Alexander Melnikov, who is now under investigation. In addition, the President of Russia has made several appointments in these departments as well as at FSIN.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has fired 11 generals from the Ministry of Emergencies, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the United Kingdom. The corresponding decree of the head of state was published on November 4, 2019 on the official legal information portal.
In particular, four major police generals holding senior positions in the Interior Ministry were removed from their posts.
Thus, Yuri Altynov was discharged from the post of head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the Tyumen region. Efrem Romanov has resigned as chief inspector of the department and Igor Trifonov is no longer the Interior Minister of the Karachay-Cherkess Republic.
Alexander Melnikov, who was the first Deputy Chief of Staff of the Ministry of Internal Affairs to ensure the protection of public order and coordinate interaction with the executive authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, also lost his post.
It is noteworthy that at the moment Melnikov is under investigation. On September 25, the Moscow Basmanny Court arrested the clerk for two months. He is accused of attempting fraud on a particularly large scale. According to media reports, we are talking about 100 million rubles.
Six officials have lost their positions at the Ministry of Civil Defense, Emergencies and Natural Disaster Management, also as Major General.
We are talking about Sergey Vlasov, who served as head of the information and communications technology department at the Ministry of Emergencies. In addition, Maxim Maksimenko, director of the special forces fire and preparedness department, his deputy Vladimir Dezhkin, as well as Aleksandr Yeremeyev, head of the Crimean Ministry of Emergency Situations and his colleague in the Kirov region, Mikhail Likhachev, resigned .
Sergey Zhuravlev, the first deputy chief of the board of directors of the Ministry of Emergencies in Moscow, also resigned. By the same decree of the president, Zhuravlev was dismissed from military service.
At the Russian Investigation Committee, Lieutenant General Ruslan Ibiev was fired from his post. He served as head of the 4th Investigation Department of SK's Principal Investigation Directorate.
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In addition, by the same decree, the Russian leader made several appointments and reorganizations in the Ministry of Emergencies, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Federal Penitentiary Service, the Investigation Committee and the Public Prosecution Service.
Thus, Police Colonel Dmitry Baranov assumed the post of Deputy Chief of the Principal Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region – Chief of Police. From now on, Internal Service Colonel Alexander Kuzmin will serve as head of the Federal Penitentiary Service department in the Tver region. Colonel Alexei Chirikov received a similar post in the Republic of Bashkortostan.
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Major General Alexei Smirnov was appointed first deputy chief of the St. Petersburg University of the Fire Department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, and Internal Service Lieutenant General Igor Kobzev became deputy chief of the Ministry. Emergency Department and the state's top fire supervisory inspector.
In addition, Lieutenant General Kirill Levit was appointed to a five-year term as head of the Investigation Committee of the Russian Federation Investigation Committee for the Voronezh region, and Major General Vyacheslav Sukhorukov to a similar position in Republic of Buryatia.
In addition, Sergey Karapetyan has been appointed promoter of the Smolensk region for a period of five years.
It is noteworthy that the same day was published another decree of Vladimir Putin on the nominations. The ataman of the Russian Cossack society was Nikolai Doluda.
The previous major changes in the Russian departments took place almost exactly a month ago – on October 3, 2019. Then the head of state decree of 30 September was published, according to which FSIN director Gennady Kornienko left his post. He has held this position for more than seven years – as of June 25, 2012.
According to Vice-President of the Public Monitoring Commission Eva Merkacheva, Kornienko resigned to reach the age limit. September 30, turned 65 years old.
In addition, several leaders from the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the Investigation Committee and the Ministry of Internal Affairs have left their positions.
This was the head of the Vladimir Region Penitentiary Federal Service, Andrei Vinogradov, the Chief Directorate of the Komi Republic Ministry of Emergencies, Alexander Knyazev, Head of the Investigation Department of the Kaliningrad Region Investigation Committee, Viktor Ledenyov, Deputy Chief of the Senior Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Department of Investigation and Internal Administration of Novos Andre also on the Chief Inspector of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, Eduard Sobol.