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|Active||April 29, 1992|
|Branch||Federal service of Punishment Execution|
|Role||Law Enforcement in detention facilities|
|Engagements||First Chechen War
Second Chechen War
|Lieutenant colonel Boris Nikolaev|
OSN Saturn (ОСН Сатурн УФСИН России по г. Москве; Otdel Spetsialnogo Naznacheniya Saturn) - Moscow department of Federal service of Punishment Execution (FSIN) Special purpose unit. Saturn was formed in April 1992 as a part of the Moscow department of Punishment Execution (UIN) under the Ministry of Interior. In 2006 the whole UIN system (including all regional departments and special purpose units) was renamed to the Federal Service for Punishments Executions and was placed from Ministry of Interior under the Russian Ministry of Justice.
Saturn unit is also often called "Jail Spetsnaz".
- Preventing crimes in Moscow detention facilities
- Anti-riot actions in detention facilities
- Jail-break criminals search and arrest
- Securing the special operations
- Hostage rescue in detention facilities
- Counter-Terrorism actions in detention facilities
- protecting the high-ups of the Ministry of Justice and Court officials
- Saturn unit participated in the First Chechen War, including the storming of Grozny in December 1994-January 1995, and in the Second Chechen War.
- In summer 2000, Saturn officers protected PACE delegates during their visit to the Chechen Republic.
- Participating in hostage rescue operation in Kapotnya investigative isolation ward №9 on September 2006
- Providing protection and convoy support during both Mikhail Khodorkovsky cases.
- Illegals Program agent protection in Moscow.
- Airborne training
- Combat shooting
- Hand to hand combat and knife fighting
- Psychological warfare
- Weapon handling
- Anti-riot actions
- KAMAZ 43269 Vistrel
- Ford E-series armored prisoners van
- Armored Volkswagen T5 Transporter TDI
- Toyota Land Cruiser 100
- Nissan Patrol GR (Y60)
- VAZ-2131 Niva
- GAZ-2217 Barguzin passenger van
- Glock 19
- Glock 17
- Makarov pistol PMM
- CZ 75
- AEK-919K “Kashtan”
- 9 mm submachine gun PP-91 KEDR
- Carbine assault rifle 9A-91
- 9mm submachine gun PP-19 Bizon
- Submachine gun PP-19-01 Vityaz SN
- KS-23M Drozd
- Assault rifle AEK-971 with GP-25
- Assault rifle AN-94 Abakan
- Yarygin pistol MP-443 Grach
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