on Monday it became known about the new job of former chief of police of Moscow. Deputy Director of Federal service of execution of punishments (FSIN) of Russia by presidential decree appointed the former chief GU MVD in Moscow, Lieutenant-General Anatoly Yakunin.

“to Appoint Anatoly Ivanovich Yakunin, Deputy Director FSIN of Russia”, – said in the text of the decree of the head of state.

the New prison boss also has a special rank the General-the Lieutenant of internal service is similar to a police rank.

In his new post, Putin will oversee capital construction and work with prisoners sentenced to punishments not connected with imprisonment.

Anatoly Yakunin headed the Directorate of the interior Ministry in Moscow on 2 June 2012. In September 2016, he was released from the post and appointed head of the operative Department of the MIA of Russia. Left the post and the Ministry of interior Yakunin last spring. Instead of GU MVD in Moscow was headed by Oleg Baranov.

In recent years, Anatoly Yakunin was the assistant Director of the Federal penitentiary service of Russia, and judging by his regular trips to the Oryol region, was located there in charge of the penitentiary.

Recall that 56-year-old General is a native of the Oryol region.

prior to 2012, the year – Yakunin has held senior positions in the police Department of the Voronezh region interior Ministry in Novgorod region.