The Central Bank warned about the risk of looting reserves the result of the reduction of the state police. In this regard, the regulator has acceded to the request of other departments not deprive them of protection from the interior Ministry.
The CBR also a number of other offices, addressed to the Ministry of the interior with a wish not to remove from their objects of private security. For example, the regulator warned that similar measures can lead to the plundering of gold and foreign currency reserves of power and even threaten people's lives.
The Central Bank stresses that at the moment on a contractual basis its objects guarded by about 9 thousand employees of the interior Ministry, in which each year was allocated about 5 billion rubles. Police protect data centers, ensuring the functioning of various payment systems and payment processing centers that store the gold and currency reserves of the Central Bank, reserve funds and almost the entire stock of precious metals. Part of these facilities, the Bank of Russia considers to be systemically important - from their smooth functioning depends on all the activities of the Department.
With all this, the regulator does not believe one hundred percent effective alarm systems and "panic buttons", on actuation of which the police arrive the group's immediate response. Additionally, according to the Central Bank, no 1 private company is not able to provide adequate safety facilities safety, and its absence "in a complicated crime situation... creates unacceptable risks, operating on national and economic security of the Russian Federation", informs "Kommersant". In this regard, the Bank requested the interior Ministry to leave the service of protection of at least 30 of the most important objects, which will be useful 960 police.
The regulator stresses that in order to protect some of the objects of the Bank the Russian Federation, for example associated with currency conversion, the required powers are present, only the police. "Private security firms do not currently have them, all they can have is to call the same police, said the informant familiar with the situation. - So it is vitally important for power facilities, we will continue to think over how to get out of the situation, ultimately, the Central Bank granted the right to use assault weapons law "On weapons". But we assume that the issue will be resolved in our favor."
Remember that the address of management of the Ministry of internal Affairs of self-treatment sent and a number of different Federal agencies whose facilities previously usually guarded by the police. Patterns concerned by that from 1 November this year from 3.5 thousand fixed positions of the main Directorate of private security guvo) MIA work will continue only 262 post on subjects that the government has classified as critically significant. The reduction will be carried out in the framework of execution of the presidential decree of 13 July of this year providing for a reduction of 10%, up to about a million people, the number of joint bodies of internal Affairs.
Note that not only the Central Bank's fears for the safety of its reserves. Among other things, opposes the reduction of private security, the Federal Agency of water resources, as in the case of disarming, vulnerable remain strategically important objects. Also fear for the safety of Museum collections at the Ministry of culture. Minister Vladimir Medinsky reports that the withdrawal of private security will lead to the fact that the system of security of museums will be known to a large circle of persons.