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Thursday, March 15, 2018

The state Duma has allowed Regardie to protect governors

The state Duma finally adopted presidential amendments granting Resguardo authority over the security of the governors. To obtain such protection, the regional leaders will have to appeal to the head of state.

photo: Regarde

The state Duma adopted in the third final reading amendments to the law requiring the employees of Regardie tasks to ensure “the security of senior officials” in the regions.

Initiative, introduced at the end of last year the President, supported the 333 parliamentarians, two abstained, according to RBC.

It is expected that governors will be able to appeal to the President asking for such protection, as it will be provided at the initiative of the secret services in the case of intelligence information about possible threats.

Be paid for such services are invited from regional budgets. Funds received by the troops of Regardie under the terms of the contract, will be fully transferred to the Federal Treasury.

The law now needs to approved by the Federation Council and the signature of the President. Because it will take 180 days after official publication. However, the Deputy Director of Regardie Sergei Lebedev noted that the guards already carry out protection of governors in 17 regions of the Russian Federation.

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