Russian President Vladimir Putin fired the head of the FSIN Kalashnikov
Russian President Vladimir Putin dismissed the head of the Federal Penitentiary Service (FSIN) Alexander Kalashnikov. The text of the corresponding decree is published on the Kremlin website.
“To release Kalashnikov Alexander Petrovich from the post of director of the Federal Penitentiary Service. This Decree comes into force on the day of its signing, “the document says.
Instead of Kalashnikov, Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Russia Arkady Gostev has been appointed to this position.
Kalashnikov took over as director of the Federal Penitentiary Service in October 2019, replacing Gennady Kornienko. In 2021, it was included in the sanctions lists of the European Union, the United States and Canada.