The Kremlin announced the appointment of a new head of presidential security


The head of the security service of the President of Russia appointed Alexei Boundary, reported “Interfax” the press-Secretary of Vladimir Putin Dmitry Peskov.

According to the Agency, Landmark has the rank of major-General. He, like the previous chief of staff, will hold the position of Deputy head of the FSO. The post became vacant in may this year.

The previous head of the security service of the President was Dmitry Kochnev. He held this post at the end of 2015 and in may 2016 became the Director of the FSO, taking the place of the 70-year-old Yevgeny Murov. Peskov said that the choice Kochneva due to his professionalism.

As found out shortly before the dismissal Murov, after the publication of declarations of income of the FSO left the first Deputy Director Alexander Belyakov and the Deputy Director Alexander lashchuk. In the place of one of them appointed Viktor Tulupov. Head of center for relations with the press and public FSO Alexander Ryaskov then confirmed that lashchuk and whites are no longer working in the Agency, so information about their income was not published. Peskov explained the personnel changes in the FSO rotation.