The President of Russia Vladimir Putin by his decree released the Deputy interior Minister for transport safety Viktor Kiryanov from office.
MOSCOW, 11 Dec. The resignation of the Deputy interior Minister for transport safety Viktor Kiryanov is not associated with the incident in St. Petersburg, which killed the employee of traffic police, told journalists the press-Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.
“No, this connection is not” — said Peskov.
The orders of Putin about the release Kiryanova from the post of Deputy interior Minister of the Russian Federation on transport security and the transport infrastructure was posted on the official Internet portal of legal information on Friday.
According to the UK, on the morning of 4 December in the Krasnogvardeisky district of St. Petersburg at Murinsky road unknown by car from Hyundai of firearms was shot service vehicle and employees of the interior Ministry in the transport, after which the attackers fled from the scene. In the attack one policeman died on the spot and another in serious condition was hospitalized.