Head of FCS was accepted resignation
The defendant of high-profile case of alcohol smuggling Belianinov was relieved of his post as the Head of the Federal Customs Service.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev relieved Andrey Belyaninov from his post as the Head of the Federal Customs Service, according to the Russian Government website.
The former Head of the Federal Customs Service figures in the criminal case of Smuggling of alcoholic beverages (part 3 of Art. 200.2 of the Criminal Code). It has brought charges on this case to the Head of the holding Forum Dmitry Mihalchenko, his Deputy Boris Korevskomu, co-owner of the company Logistik Kontreyl Northwest Valery Kindzersky and the CEO of Yugo-Vostochnaya Torgovaya Kompaniya (Southeast trading company) Ilya Pichko. Earlier it was reported that Belianinov filed a resignation at the beginning of the year, but the information was not confirmed.
On the eve his home was searched, and then he was called in for questioning. His status on the case is witness. He headed the Service for more than 10 years - since May 2006.
Vladimir Bulavin, who held the post of Presidential Envoy in the Northwestern Federal District, was appointed as the Head of the Federal Customs Service. Today, the presidential press service informed about his resignation from the post of Presidential Envoy.
Photo: Government decree of Belianinov's dismissal
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