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MOSCOW, February 27 (Itar-Tass) —— The Federal Guard Service (FGS) took all the necessary measures to ensure the security of top officials in Russia, following information about assassination plans against Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in January.
“The FGS received information that such a crime might be planned back in January. The Federal Guard Service checks and analyses all information, and that data was worked on as well,” the FGS spokeswoman Viktoria Bogomolova told Itar-Tass on Monday, February 26.
“Given that information and all circumstances that transpired, necessary measures were taken to ensure security,” she said.