Castling Putin: four cases of massive shifts in the government


In July 2012, Vladimir Putin returned to the presidency in may 2012, has signed decrees about resignation of several senior employees of internal Affairs bodies. Have lost their jobs head of the main Directorate of private security of the MIA of the Russian Federation the General-the Lieutenant of police Vadim Savichev, and also has two Deputy chief of the investigation Department of Russian Ministry of internal Affairs the General-the major of justice Alexander Romanov and the Colonel of justice Alexander Yagodin, head of the Department of operational-investigative information, the Ministry of internal Affairs police Colonel Sergei Ageev, the head of Department on interaction with institutes of civil society and the media, the Ministry of internal Affairs the General-the major of internal service Valery Gribakin, the head of internal Affairs on the Moscow underground GU Ministry of internal Affairs across Moscow the General-the major of police Nikolay Ivanov, the assistant to the head of the Ministry of internal Affairs the General-the major of police Victor Kamertsel. Earlier, in June 2012, the resignation of Deputy Minister of internal Affairs — the chief of investigative Department of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation Valery Cojocari, Deputy interior Minister Alexander Smirny, head of the main Department of own safety of the Ministry of internal Affairs the General-the Lieutenant of police Yury Draguntsov. Lost their jobs, yet several generals of the manual.

12 may 2014 Putin made one of the most massive shifts in government since his return to the Kremlin. New envoys of the head of state appointed generals Sergei Melikov (North Caucasus Federal district and Nikolai Rogozhkin (Siberian Federal district). They changed the posts Alexander Khloponin (maintaining the portfolio of Deputy Prime Minister) and Viktor Tolokonsky. In the structure of the Cabinet of Ministers was formed by the Ministry for North Caucasus Affairs, the head of which stood Lev Kuznetsov, prematurely surrendered the post of Governor of Krasnoyarsk Krai.

In February 2015 Vladimir Putin has signed the decree about personnel changes in the Ministry of internal Affairs. Head of the Department of economic security GU MVD of Russia in Moscow, was appointed major-General of police Sergei Solopov, the position of the chief of GU Ministry of internal Affairs across the Samara region has received the General-Lieutenant Sergey Solodovnikov, head Department of the Ministry of internal Affairs in Novosibirsk headed by Lieutenant-General Yuri Sterlikov.

In April 2016 , Putin’s decree relieved of their duties eight high-ranking security officials. Posts lost two Deputy heads of the Investigative Committee Vasily Piskarev and Yuri Nyrkov, South transport Prosecutor Sergey Dmitriev, head of FSIN in Moscow and Sverdlovsk region Igor Klimenov and Sergey Hudorozhkov. Also dismissed the Deputy head of the internal Affairs of the Crimea Dmitry Nekludov, head of the Department of transport for the Siberian Federal district Arkady Ivanov, and head of emergency management in the Republic of Khakassia Alexander Nekrasov.

The same decree of the President head of the main investigatory management SK of Russia across St.-Petersburg on a five-year term appointed Alexander Klaus, Peter Krupina — the head of SU RF IC in the Kurgan region Valery Samodelkin — the head of SU RF IC in the Samara region, Alexander Starikov — the head of SU RF IC in the Republic of Altai. In addition, Vladimir Putin appointed Igor Krasnov Deputy Chairman of the RF IC, and the Lion Guru — the senior investigator for particularly important cases under the Chairman of the RF IC.

In April, the President also subordinated to the Federal service for control over drug trafficking and Federal migration service of the Ministry of internal Affairs, whose leaders were dismissed. On the basis of internal troops of the Ministry of interior by decree of the President formed the national guard, which will be engaged in the fight against terrorism and organized crime.