Vladimir Putin’s reshuffle in law enforcement agencies
The Head of state appointed ICR generals and regional prosecutors.
Russian President Vladimir Putin dismissed a number of high-ranking officials of the law enforcement agencies. The decree was posted on the official website of legal information.
Among the dismissed are: Tatyana Ignatieva, Deputy Director of the Federal Bailiff Service, Aleksandr Ivanov, Chief of Logistics Department of the State Courier Service of Russia, Sergey Davydov, Chief of the Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia (ICR ID) for Chukotka and Pavel Mullin, First Deputy Head of ICR ID in the Kemerovo Region. Andrei Kikot also lost his job as Deputy Prosecutor General of Russia.
The same decree appointed Sergei Akatiev to the post of deputy director of the Department of Civil Defense and Protection of the Population of the Ministry for Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters. Aleksandr Koshel became the Chief of the Main Directorate of the Ministry for Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters in the Voronezh Region. Olga Solenova was appointed Head of the Department of Material and Technical Support of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, and Sergei Sotnikov became Deputy Head of the Main Directorate for Drug Control of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
Also, the decree assigned prosecutors for the Yaroslavl region, Kursk region, Krasnodar region and the Republic of Mordovia for a five-year term: Dmitry Popov, Aleksei Tsukanov, Sergei Tabelsky, Aleksandr Filimonov, respectively. The same term awaits ICR ID leaders for the Khanty-Mansiysk’s Ugra region, Novgorod region, Volgograd region and Kamchatka region. According to the document, Anvar Akhmedzyanov, Nikolai Konnonov, Edvard Shramko and Aleksandr Lipalo become new ICR ID leaders.
Saburova believes that the Russian authorities violated articles 2 and 5 of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, guaranteeing the right to life, as well as the right to freedom and personal inviolability.