MOSCOW, February 21. /TASS/. The state Duma plenary meeting on Wednesday adopted in the third reading a law that gives Resguardo authority over the security of senior officials of constituent entities of the Russian Federation. The document was submitted to the lower house of Parliament, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin.
In accordance with the text of the law, Asgardia will “provide in the procedure established by the President of the Russian Federation, safety of the highest officials of constituent entities of the Russian Federation (heads of higher Executive bodies of state power of subjects of the Russian Federation) and other persons.” This activity will be carried out “exclusively on contractual basis”.
Received by Regardie in such contracts, the funds will be channeled to the Federal budget. “Rates for services rendered the troops of the national guard services related to the security of senior officials of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, determined in the manner established by the government of the Russian Federation”, – the document says.
It is expected that the new law will come into force after 180 days after day of its official publication.
Earlier the first Deputy Director of Regardie Sergey Melikov noted that the Agency will be to work closely with the FSO and the interior Ministry. He pointed out that the protection of officials of constituent entities of the Russian Federation FSO does not, unless the head of the state has not adopted a separate decision. According to Melikov, the head of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation was guarded by units of the state guard of the Ministry of interior.
Currently, he noted, of the units which were engaged in protection of officials, went along with security services in the composition of Regardie. The result was the conclusion about the need “to consolidate the mechanism of distribution of these powers in conjunction with FSO and the interior Ministry”, said the first Deputy head of Regardie.