MOSCOW, October 24. /TASS/. Russian journalist and former MP Alexander Khinshtein has been appointed advisor to the Russian National Guard (RosGuard) Federal Service’s Director, a source at the service’s temporary information center told TASS.
"Alexander Khinshtein has been appointed counselor of the RosGuard director. His responsibilities will include legal support and policy making concerning the RosGuard, he will also supervise information management," the source said adding that Khinshtein was appointed to the position of state civil servant.
Alexander Khinshtein was a member of the fourth, fifth and sixth State Duma. According to his personal website, he initiated more than 90 bills regarding criminal, administrative and civil law. Khinshtein has been bestowed with the special awards from the Interior Ministry, Federal Security Service (FSB), Emergencies Ministry, Federal Protective Service, Federal Migration Service, Justice Ministry, General Prosecutor’s Office and the Federal Drug Control Service for his social, legislative and creative accomplishments.