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Thursday, 07 April 2016 - 10:45
Putin creates new National Guard in Russia 'to fight terrorism'
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced the creation of a new National Guard, which he said would fight terrorism and organised crime.

The force will be formed of interior ministry troops and led by Putin's former bodyguard, Viktor Zolotov, who will report directly to the president.

Putin's spokesman said the force could be used to maintain public order.

Putin made the announcement during a meeting with key security officials at the Kremlin.

He also announced that Russia's drug control agency and federal migration service would become part of the interior ministry's remit.

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