MOSCOW, November 10. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed a decree on awarding head of the Russian Ministry of internal Affairs Vladimir Kolokoltsev the rank of police General.
“Assigning a special rank of police General of the Russian Federation Kolokoltsev Vladimir Aleksandrovich”, – stated in the text of the document published on the Kremlin website.
Before that the interior Minister had the rank of Colonel-General of police.
In Russia Monday is the Day of the bodies of internal Affairs.