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10 Drug Chiefs Replaced

President Dmitry Medvedev has replaced the heads of 10 branches of the Federal Drug Control Service, Interfax reported Thursday, citing a Kremlin decree.

The reshuffles covered Tula, Smolensk, Vladimir, Tambov, Bryansk, Ulyanovsk, Perm and Kirov regions, as well as the republics of Tatarstan and Chuvashia. No reasons for the sackings were provided in the Kremlin decree, but a spokesman for the service called it a “routine planned personnel reshuffle,” Interfax said.


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