Putin demanded to quickly form FSB units in the Crimea and Sevastopol.
Russian President Vladimir Putin set the task for the Federal Security Service “to prevent those who try to interfere with the normal development of the peninsula into the power structures of Crimea.”
“I ask you to pay special attention to the formation of territorial divisions of the FSB in the new subjects of the Federation – Crimea and Sevastopol,” the head of state said at a meeting of the Board of the Service.
Crimean law enforcement officers destroyed 200 slot machines.
Crimean law enforcement officers destroyed a batch of slot machines that were seized in illegal entertainment establishments in Simferopol over the past six months. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the Republic of Crimea.
About 80,000 Russian passports have been issued in Crimea.
The Federal Migration Service of Russia has already issued about 80,000 Russian passports for residents of Crimea, while only 16 people have renounced Russian citizenship, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the press service of the department.
“To date, more than 145,000 documents have already been accepted from citizens for issuing a passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation,” the report says.