(QHA) -

Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) in Crimea has rotated senior officials in Crimea, head of Crimean FSB Victor Palagin announced this during government session September 2.

“Federal Security Service has conducted full rotation of senior officials of district and city departments of FSB. Officer of Krasnoyarsk FSB was appointed head of Alushta FSB department, Volgograd officer appointed in Evpatoria, while Sochi officer appointed head of Yalta FSB.”

According to Palagin, the FSB activity aimed at detection of officers engaged in corruption.

Note: The Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation (FSB) is the principal security agency of the Russian Federation and the main successor agency to the USSR's Committee of State Security (KGB). Its main responsibilities are within the country and include counter-intelligence, internal and border security,counter-terrorism, and surveillance as well as investigating some other types of grave crimes. It is headquartered in Lubyanka Square, Moscow's centre, in the main building of the former KGB. The Director of the FSB since 2008 is army general Aleksandr Bortnikov.