The creation of parallel power structures in the history of Russian statehood has always been associated with the struggle of the state’s leaders against the elites, who are opposed to the rulers and their attempts to strengthen the country. This is why Ivan the Terrible created the Oprichnina – Peter the Great – Guard Regiments, and Nicholas I – a separate body of gendarmes. In addition, these structures traditionally acted as a mechanism to forcibly “rotate the elites”, a renewal of the ruling class.
He is known for active measures with the Russian company “Rosneft” according to some, direct negotiations between Tillerson and Russian President Vladimir Putin facilitated the conclusion of agreements on the implementation of several major projects (in particular, drilling in the Russian Arctic shelf). He was awarded the Russian order of Friendship.
Tillerson does not consider sanctions against Moscow an efficient tool and supports the reduction of the role of restrictive measures in American foreign policy. Tillerson’s candidacy should be approved by the Senate. The assurances of the lawmakers, although the process will not be easy — many of them are concerned about “ties with Russia.”
Before the presidential elections 2018 in Russia planned to create the Ministry of state security (MGB), writes “Kommersant” citing its sources. New superbeast will be created on the basis of the FSB, which in fact return the function of the KGB. Its membership will include the foreign intelligence Service and the majority of the units of the Federal security service. In this case, the FSO will remain in the form of presidential security and get control of special communication and transport services senior officials.MGB will also provide its own security agencies all law enforcement and security agencies.