Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on dismissal from a post of the official envoy of the Investigation Department Vladimir Markin.
"To release from a post the General-the major of justice Vladimir Markin Ivanovich, head of Department of interaction with mass media of the Investigative Department of the Russian Federation" – reported in the presidential decree, the text of which passes RIA " news ".
September 21, Vladimir Markin filed a report about the dismissal." It's my decision, not someone else's. Without any sources to assure, as tired of reading all sorts of unverified information and nonsense ", – He added. The print edition OPINION, analyzing media messages about the possible resignation Markina even before its official statements, wrote that the Investigative Committee in the case of confirmation of this gossip lose probably the most unusual of press secretaries, who was the Russian law enforcement agencies. At current position Markin was a real mediapersons. In addition to frequent and sometimes quite harsh comments different resonant criminal cases, He led the Twitter, became a columnist of " Izvestia ", sang a duet with singer Stas Piekha and even starred in the movie. In his filmography – five movies where He always played himself. In General Markin, without a doubt, was one of the main political speakers of Russian. He was among almost most cited employees of Russian law enforcement. Thus Markin often commented on the events, not directly related to his professional competence. In particular, many times spoke about foreign policy, for Example, the events in Ukraine. Thus a press-Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov and Markin challenged the data media about the dismissal of Bastrykin. 21 Sep Markin also said mass media reports about the possible resignation of the head of the Investigative Department sucked from the finger. Fifteen Sep Markin, explaining the messages of the media about as if the imminent resignation Bastrykin tried to persuade " to stop making people laugh ".