MIA Directorate in the Khanty-Mansi AD comments on dismissal of its head following Langepas investigator's suicide
That is not the first scandal associated with the Directorate.
Vasily Romanitsa, the head of the MIA Directorate in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District, filed for retirement, according to Pravda UrFO's sources.
Meanwhile, the Press Service of the MIA Directorate in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District has yet to confirm the information.
It is worth mentioning that the General's dismissal coincided with a lot of other scandals at the MIA, the latest of which occurred on Monday, June 18. An investigator of the MIA Directorate in Langepas committed suicide in her office. She accused the head of the Investigation Department of the MIA Directorate in Langepas of pushing her towards suicide in her suicide note.That is not the first scandal associated with the Directorate, as Pravda UrFO reported earlier. In 2017, it was discovered that the MIA Directorate in Pyt'-Yakhtasystematically humiliated detainees. In early 2017, it was discovered that several MIA Directorate in Pyt'-Yakhta police officers tortured detainees.
Fake citizenship and access to state secrets. Former Ukrainian officials get supreme posts in Crimea
More and more questions arise with regards to the staffing policy of the Crimean authorities. This summer, Roman Podsudevsky has been appointed in charge of the Yalta Commercial Port – a strategic objective. The former Ukrainian border guard officer wanted at home for divulgence of state secrets and corruption easily gained the Russian citizenship and made a successful career in Crimea. In March 2017, he was a senior security specialist in Genbank; in the same period, he attempted to become the Head of Shchelkino Municipal Administration but lost in the competition; and since December 2017, Podsudevsky became an aide to Sergei Aksenov. The CrimeRussia was figuring out how former Ukrainian enforcement officers and officials become supreme functionaries in Crimea.
Three officers of the Moscow FSB office, detained in June 2017, are defendants in the criminal case heard by the Moscow Garrison Military Court along with the retired MIA Major-General Viktor Trutnev. The official prosecution asked 7 and eight years’ imprisonment for them.