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MOSCOW, December 30, 18:50 /ITAR-TASS/. The heads of Russian constituent entities, the heads of the regional departments of the Federal Security Service, the Interior Ministry, the Investigative Committee and the Ministry of Emergency Situations are personally responsible for anti-terrorism measures.
Secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev held an extraordinary meeting of the National Anti-Terrorism Committee, at which urgent measures being taken over the recent terrorist acts in the Russian southern cities of Pyatigorsk and Volgograd had been discussed on Monday, the information centre of the National Anti-Terrorism Committee told Itar-Tass.
“The National Anti-Terrorism Committee has set concrete tasks for the anti-terrorism committees and the operations headquarters in Russian constituent entities. The committee decided that each head of a Russian constituent entity or a municipal entity, a head of a territorial department of the security service and the police, officials from the Investigative Committee, the Ministry of Emergency Situations and the Health Ministry bear personal responsibility for the measures being taken timely within their powers according to the effective legislation,” the information centre reported.