Ivan Golunov
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Andrey Puchkov Yuriy Devyatkin dismissed.

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin ordered to dismiss two generals of the police in connection with the case of the journalist of “Medusa” Ivan Golunova. About it reports TASS.

Dismissed the head of Department of the Ministry of internal Affairs on the Western administrative district of Moscow Andrey Puchkov and the head of Department on control over drug trafficking of the MIA Main Department in Moscow Yuri Devyatkin. Earlier the Minister of internal Affairs Vladimir Kolokoltsev petitioned Vladimir Putin to vacate their posts.

The journalist of the edition “jellyfish” Ivan Golunov was released on Tuesday evening. The building of the Main investigation Department of interior Ministry in Moscow, he was waiting for dozens of people. Earlier in the day was dismissed the criminal case against him.