Federal Protective Service (Russia)

Federal Protective Service (Russia)

Law Enforcement Agency
Law Enforcement Agency Less

Federal Protective Service (Russia)

to get instant updates about 'Federal Protective Service (Russia)' on your MyPage. Meet other similar minded people. Its Free!

X 

All Updates


Description:
In the Russian Federation, the Federal Protective Service (FSO) () is a federal government agency concerned with the tasks related to the protection of several, mandated by the relevant law, high-ranking state officials, including the President of Russia, as well as certain federal properties. It traces its origin to the USSR's Ninth Chief Directorate of the KGB and later Presidential Security Service (SBP) led by KGB general Alexander Korzhakov.

On May 27, 1996, the law "On State Protection" reorganized the GUO (Glavnoye Upravlenie Okhrani) into the FSO (Federal Protection Service). Under article 7 of the law, "the President of the Russian Federation, while in office, shall not be allowed to forgo state protection."

Structure and command

Since May 18, 2008, the agency is headed by General Evgeny Murov. FSO has roughly 20,000 - 30,000 uniformed personnel plus several thousand plainclothes personnel and controls the "black box" that can be used in the event of global nuclear war. It also operates a secure communications system for senior government officials.

One of the FSO units is the Kremlin Regiment.

The FSO is a powerful institution with a range of rights and powers, including the right to conduct searches and surveillance without warrants, make arrests, and give orders to other state agencies.

History of the federal protective services

  • Special department by VChK College
  • Special department of GPU
  • Special department......
  • ...

Read More

No feeds found

All
Posting your question. Please wait!...


About

Law Enforcement Agency
No messages found
Suggested Pages
Tell your friends >
about this page
 Create a new Page
for companies, colleges, celebrities or anything you like.Get updates on MyPage.
Create a new Page
 Find your friends
  Find friends on MyPage from