MOSCOW, January 27. /ITAR-TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday signed a decree on reshuffling the main department of the Russian Interior Ministry of the Moscow region.
He ordered relieving Colonel General Nikolai Golovkin, who used to head the department, of his duties, the decree published on the portal of legal information says.
Major General Viktor Paukov has been placed in charge of police of the Moscow region.
Prior to his new appointment, Paukov used to head the internal affairs department of Moscow’s central administrative district.