Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed Dmitry Neklyudov, Police Chief and Deputy of the Interior Minister for the annexed Crimea Sergei Abisov, former head of the Crimean "Berkut," according to the website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the illegitimate Crimean authorities.

“Vladimir Putin signed a Decree of April 30, 2016 No. 204 “On the dismissal and appointment to certain federal government agencies," reads a statement.

Neklyudov was appointed by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation in April 2014.

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