Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the release of Lyudmila Vorobyova from the post of director of the Federal Service for Defense Order. The corresponding document is posted on the official website of the Kremlin. The reasons for the dismissal of officials are not called. It also does not specify who will lead the agency.
Lyudmila Vorobyeva was the head of Rosoboronzakaz from December 2011, before that she held the position of first deputy director.
Until 2012, the Federal Service for Defense Order was subordinated to the Ministry of Defense, but then the agency was reassigned to the government.
The service carries out control and supervisory functions in the field of state defense orders and in the field of placing orders that do not belong to the defense order and information about which constitute a state secret, ITAR-TASS reports.
Lyudmila Vorobyova was born in 1953 in Leningrad. In 1974, she graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Soviet Trade. F. Engels. In 2002-2004, she was the deputy head of the Federal Tax Service (FTS) department in St. Petersburg, in 2005, she headed this department. From 2009 to 2011, she managed the Federal Tax Service in Moscow. By decree of December 3, 2011 was appointed director of the Federal Service for Defense Order.
Putin dismissed the head of Rosoboronzakaz