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North Caucasus

Putin Names New Envoy for North Caucasus

Oleg Belaventsev, the newly appointed presidential representative to Russia's North Caucasus district, had previously served as Vladimir Putin's representative in the annexed Crimea Peninsula

July 29, 2016
In a move first rumored in April, Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed Sergei Melikov, an Interior Ministry forces lieutenant-general who for the past two years has served as presidential representative to the North Caucasus Federal District, as a first deputy director of the recently-created National Guard. More


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