The head of the Moscow Directorate of the interior Ministry appointed major General Oleg Baranov said in a statement on the Kremlin website. The corresponding decree on September 23, was signed by President Vladimir Putin.
The rams previously held the position of Deputy head of the Moscow Department of the MIA Anatoly Yakunin.
Yakunin, in accordance with another presidential decree appointed head of the operative Department of the MIA of Russia.
“To appoint the General-the Lieutenant of police Anatoly Ivanovich Yakunin, the head of the Operative Department of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, relieving him from his post”, — stated in the presidential decree.
That Yakunin as head of Moscow Department of the interior, earlier today it was reported a source of “Interfax”. The interviewee claimed that on September 23, Yakunin “has bid farewell to his subordinates and said that soon will get a new assignment.
He also claimed that Yakunin can go to the Central apparatus of the interior Ministry, but the specific post is not called. Information about the resignation Yakunin confirmed and the source TASS. The interlocutor of “Interfax” specified that the new head of the Moscow Department of the Ministry of internal Affairs will be the Deputy Yakunin, Oleg Baranov.
Anatoly Yakunin, head of the Moscow Department of the interior in June 2012. Earlier this post was held by Vladimir Kolokoltsev, who now heads the Ministry of the interior.