Putin appoints former bodyguard as Russian State Council Secretary

Dyumin and Putin at the emergency center of the Tula Oblast governor, Dec. 22, 2022
Dyumin and Putin at the emergency center of the Tula Oblast governor, Dec. 22, 2022

Russian dictator Vladimir Putin issued a decree appointing his bodyguard, Alexei Dyumin, as secretary of the State Council of Russia, a position previously held by presidential aide Igor Levitin, The Moscow Times reported on Telegram on May 29.

In the new composition of the Russian dictator's administration, approved on May 14, Levitin was appointed as an adviser and as Putin's special representative for international cooperation in the transport sector.

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In his new position, Dyumin was tasked with overseeing the military-industrial complex, as well as sports and the State Council.

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Until 2016, Dyumin worked in the Presidential Security Service, commanded the Special Operations Forces of the Russian Armed Forces, and served as Deputy Chief of the General Staff. Since 2016, he has been the governor of Russia's Tula Oblast.

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