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Russia Creates National Guard to Fight Terror, Crime

Russia's president signed a decree Tuesday to create a national guard tasked with fighting terrorism and organized crime. The new federal agency will be led by Vladimir Putin's former chief bodyguard, Viktor Zolotov. Putin said in a televised meeting with Zolotov and other top security officials in the Kremlin that the new government entity will merge the country's interior ministry troops with riot police and swat teams. He also said that Russia's drug control and...

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