Vladimir Putin dismisses several security officials

Monday, 28 November, 2016 - 11:45

A number of officials from the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Russian Federal Security Service were resigned from their offices for violating President Vladimir Putin’s request not to combine their scientific and public activities.

Chief of the Russian Defense Ministry’s main military medical directorate Aleksandr Fisun, Deputy Interior Minister, head of the Interior Ministry’s investigations department Aleksandr Savenkov, Head of the presidential property management directorate’s main medical department Konstantin Kotenko and the chief of the registration and archive funds directorate of the federal security service FSB, Lieutenant-General Vasily Khristoforov were dismissed from their positions.