Tuesday, 2 February, Russian President Vladimir Putin dismissed the Governor of Tula region Vladimir Gruzdev and appointed acting head of the region Deputy defense Minister Alexei Dyumin, who oversaw the annexation of Crimea. About it reports to «Gazeta.Ru» with reference to sources.
It is noted that all life Dyumin worked in military structures. He began his career as an officer in the Department of the security Service of the President during Putin’s previous presidency. In 2007, when the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation was appointed Viktor Zubkov, Dyumin became the head of his security. Was also adjutant of Putin.
According to the interlocutor of the newspaper, duties of the adjutant is very broad — everything from issues of welfare of the protected person to ensure safety.
Later Dyumin, according to the biography, he commanded the special operations forces of the armed forces. But when exactly it was and what operations he commanded no official information.
According to sources, during the annexation of Crimea, Dyumin was on the Peninsula of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation. However, what exactly were your duties Dyumin, the sides could not answer. It can be assumed that the military was acting under the auspices of the current Plenipotentiary of RF President in the Crimean Federal district Oleg Belavencev – the place was actually in charge of the Crimean operation.
As writes «the Newspaper.Ru», it is possible that the Crimea Dyumin received the title of Hero of Russia – that it does, shows the official biography.
In 2015 Dyumin became chief of staff of the army. 11 December 2015 he was promoted to Lieutenant General. At the end of last year got a new promotion to become Deputy defense Minister.
The «Kommersant» writes that under the leadership Dyumin, was designed and conducted on the night of February 23, 2014 emergency evacuation of the ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych to Russia: secret services were ready to evacuate him by air, sea or overland.
Putin appointed acting head of the Tula area the General, who oversaw the annexation of Crimea and the escape of Yanukovych 03.02.2016