Putin expanded powers of Rosguard

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has expanded the powers of Rosguard (Russian National Guard – RRT).

A decree approving the regulations on the operative-territorial uniting of the troops of Rosguard was signed on May 25th, and posted on the official Internet portal of legal information.

According to the document, Rosguard will participate in repelling aggression against Russia along with the Armed Forces and the border guard agencies of the FSB. It will also ensure public security, engage in the protection of important state objects, and participate in the fight against terrorism, extremism and organized crime.

Source: aif.ru