Peskov: the change of the head of the FSIN is not directly related to torture in the colonies

“I & nbsp; would not & nbsp; establish some sort of & nbsp; direct connection. This was a personal appeal from the head of the Federal Penitentiary Service. Currently, verification and & nbsp; investigative actions are underway by the relevant services. The FSIN is also & nbsp; deals with & nbsp; this, the prosecutor's office is sorted out. There are indeed problems there, but & nbsp; I repeat, it was a personal appeal & raquo;, & nbsp; & mdash; Peskov answered the & nbsp; question of Kommersant & nbsp; FM, is the & nbsp; & nbsp; resignation connected with & nbsp; publications about & nbsp; torture.

Alexander Kalashnikov was dismissed from the & nbsp; post of director of the FSIN the day before. The new head of the service has been appointed Deputy Interior Minister General Arkady Gostev. According to the source of Interfax, Kalashnikov's dismissal is associated with & nbsp; received a wide public response incidents in the & nbsp; SIZO and & nbsp; colonies of the Saratov region and & nbsp; other regions.