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MOSCOW, September 20 /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has fixed the upper limit of Russian Guard’s central administration at 2,100 people.
"I decree to fix the upper limit of the Russian Guard’s central administration at 2,100 people (without the staff who guard and service buildings), including 1,615 servicemen; 404 employees and 81 federal state civil servants," Putin wrote in his decree, which will take effect on October 1 this year and which has been posted on the official website of legal information.
Previous reports said that the head of state had cut the peak strength of the Russian Interior Ministry by 15%; the central administration by 10%. Putin also reduced the number of deputy minister positions from 7 to 6. The commander-in-chief of the Russian Interior Ministry internal troops, which are now part of the Russian Guard, used to be one of the deputy interior ministers.