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The chief of police, Deputy head of the Department of internal Affairs on the Western district of Moscow, Colonel Igor Petukhov resigned. It is reported owned by Grigory Berezkin RBC with reference to sources.
According to the publication, at the moment the roosters is on vacation, the order of dismissal has not yet been signed. In addition, it is noted that interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev met with Petukhov, when interviewed operatives who detained the journalist of “Medusa” Ivan Golunova, and their leaders.
That bells participated in the survey Golunova detained operatives was reported on June 21. The survey was conducted on June 11, before the Minister announced the termination of the case against the journalist. The interview was conducted in the building of the MIA in Petrovka. The survey was also summoned representatives of the leadership of the UVD po ZAO and management on control over drug trafficking of the Moi in Moscow.
The head of internal Affairs on the Western administrative district of Moscow Andrey Puchkov together with the General-the major of police Yury M. Divadeenam, who led the Department for control over drug trafficking of the main Department of the MIA of Russia in Moscow, was dismissed from the internal Affairs by the decree of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin on June 13. On their dismissal to the head of state has petitioned the Minister of interior.
Correspondent of “Medusa” Ivan Golunov was detained in Moscow on 6 June. He was charged with attempted sale of drugs and sent under house arrest. Gross violations during the arrest of the journalist and the obvious provocative nature of his prosecution has caused a sharp public outcry: the building of the main Department of internal Affairs across Moscow gathered a large number of activists demanding the release of Golunova. On 11 June the Minister announced the closure of the case against Golunova and his release.
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