A helicopter with Dmitry Medvedev on board landed at the central square of Makhachkala, Dagestan in front of the Government headquarters. The head of the Russian state arrived to hold a meeting with the heads of regions of the North Caucasus federal district. The meeting was also attended by presidential envoy in SKFO, Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Khloponin, Interior Minister Rashid Nurgaliyev and head of the FSB, Alexander Bortnikov. The head of the FSB Bortnikov said that the bomber is already known and that acts are underway to eradicate.
He also said, that the reform of the Interior Ministry “should get stronger professional ministry, with other professional staff, other money, the other outfit. “
Then the Military reform in general was discussed. The reforms include:
– Transfer of the military structure with chetyrehzvennoy management system (Military District – Army – Division – Regiment) on a three-tier (district – Operational Command – Brigade);
– Reorganization of the central military command, including the Defense Ministry and General Staff;
– Reduction of the officers, the elimination of the institution of ensigns and warrant officers;
– Creation of a rapid reaction group.
With regards to the terrorist attacks in Moscow and Dagestan, FSB director Alexander Bortnikov said that the version of the commission of their gangs associated with the North Caucasus, was confirmed. “Personally known to the organizers of recent terrorist attacks, carried out investigative activity, – said Bortnikov. – Obtain certain materials, a number of detained persons are being interrogated, obtained evidence, examination is being conducted…