“Vedomosti” named the main tasks of the new head of the customs service


The office of Federal customs service (FCS) will connect the tax, and the new head of Department Vladimir Bulavin, who replaced Andrei Belyaninov, will be responsible for the “power option”. About it reports Vedomosti, citing Federal officials and a representative of the security services.

According to one of interlocutors of the newspaper, Bulavin will be responsible for personnel policy and the cleaning service from corruption. The secret service confirmed that the main task of the Bulavin in the FCS will be restoring order, not a fiscal operation. He suggested that the new Director will remain in office for a long time.

The Federal official explained that the whole administration of customs will take the Federal tax service (FNS). Tax control information flows FCS since January. Then the President of Russia Vladimir Putin reassigned customs, the Ministry of Finance for control of revenues.

Two consultants, customs noted that the Bulavin familiar with the work of customs. The interlocutors of the newspaper and the customs officer said that the post of presidential envoy for the North-Western district he restored order in the appropriate bodies. In the two years of its work the customs control in the area has increased, confirmed by the customs broker.

However, during the Bulavin Embassy in the region was initiated several criminal cases associated with the customs. According to one of the Federal officials, the envoy failed to restore order in the northwestern Federal district. The source reminded about the scandal with the post of Bronka, which is included in the area of responsibility of the Baltic customs. This post appeared in the case of the businessman Dmitry Mikhalchenko about the smuggling of alcohol, the witness on which there passes the former head of the FCS Andrei Belyaninov.

As the “Vedomosti”, FTS and FTS are already engaged in joint administration. As told by a Federal official, tax authorities can organize the violations and to bring them to the discussion of the General commissions of customs and tax authorities.

Thursday, July 28, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev released from Andrei Belyaninov head of the Federal customs service upon request. To do this in the house official were searched in the case of smuggling of alcohol. While the Kremlin claimed that Belyaninov held by him as a witness. A senior government official said the day before that of documents on dismissal Belianinov no.

Head of legal Department FTS Larisa Cherkesova ruled out the possibility of resignation of the chief. “This can’t be, because there can never be,” she said. He Belyaninov Thursday officially declared that I would not like to leave the civil service. The official expressed the hope that his career in the civil service is not over. In addition, agencies share data on the income that is transferred abroad.

The source in the Federal bodies of Executive power explained that the decision to resign Belyaninov was made in the beginning of the year. This happened after he wrote another letter of resignation at own will. According to the official, changing the head customs just coincided with the investigation of the smuggling.