President Vladimir Putin dismissed first Deputy Minister of justice of Russia Sergei Gerasimov. The corresponding decree published on the official portal of legal information on Monday, August 21.
“Release Gerasimov Sergey Alexandrovich from the post of first Deputy Minister of justice of the Russian Federation”, — the document says. The decree comes into force from the date of signing.
Gerasimov was appointed first Deputy head of the Ministry of justice in October 2014. Before that (from 2011 to 2014) worked as Deputy Minister of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, and also held various positions in the presidential administration. Gerasimov, candidate of legal Sciences. Awarded the order of Friendship and order of Honour.