MOSCOW, May 8. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed a number of top-ranking officers of the Russian Interior Ministry, Emergencies Ministry, the Investigations Committee and the Federal Service for Drug Control, according to a decree posted on the official internet portal of legal information on Friday.
Thus, the president dismissed internal services Major General, chief of the directorate for relations with civil society institutions and mass media of the Russian Interior Ministry Andrei Pilipchuk.
Among those dismissed are Major General of justice, first deputy head of the chief organizational and inspection directorate of the Investigations Committee Alexei Istomin, Major General of justice, head of the Moscow interregional transport investigation directorate of the Investigations Committee Alexei Ustinov, and a number of other top-ranking officers.