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MOSCOW, March 11 (Itar-Tass) – Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a decree relieving Nikolai Vinnichenko from the post of the presidential plenipotentiary representative in the North-Western Federal District, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday.
The president also signed a decree, under which Vladimir Bulavin was appointed as the presidential plenipotentiary representative in the North-Western Federal District. Bulavin has previously occupied the post of the first deputy secretary of the Russian Security Council.
At the same time Russian Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika sent a letter to Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko. In the latter he nominated Vinnichenko for deputy general prosecutor to be considered in the Federation Council.