Director of FSB

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Director of the Federal Security Service of Russia
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Coat of Arms of the Federal Security Service
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Incumbent
Alexander Bortnikov

since 12 May 2008
Residence Lubyanka Building, Moscow
Appointer President
Inaugural holder Nikolai Golushko (FSK)
Formation 12 April 1995
Deputy various
Website FSB

The Director of Russia's Federal Security Service (Директор Федеральной Службы Безопасности) serves as the head of the Federal Security Service, which is one of several Russian intelligence agencies. The Director of SVR reports directly to the president of Russia.. The Director is assisted by the Deputy Director of the FSB.

The Director is a civilian or a general of the armed forces nominated by the President, with the concurring or nonconcurring recommendation from the Secretary of Security Council of Russia and must be confirmed by a majority vote of the Federation Council.

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Federal Counterintelligence Service (1993 – 1995)[edit]

Portrait Name Period President
1 Federal security service.png Nikolai Golushko December 21, 1993 – February 28, 1994 Boris Yeltsin
2 Krievijas Revīzijas palātas priekšsēdētājs (4187361112).jpg Sergei Stepashin March 3, 1994 – April 12, 1995

Federal Security Service (since 1995)[edit]

Portrait Name Period President
1 Krievijas Revīzijas palātas priekšsēdētājs (4187361112).jpg Sergei Stepashin April 12, 1995 – June 30, 1995 Boris Yeltsin
Federal security service.png Anatoly Safonov (ru)
(Acting)
June 30, 1995 – July 24, 1995
2 Federal security service.png Mikhail Barsukov July 24, 1995 – June 20, 1996
3 Nikolai Kovalev 20 April 2006.jpg Nikolai Kovalyov June 20, 1996 – July 25, 1998
4 RIAN archive 100306 Vladimir Putin, Federal Security Service Director.jpg Vladimir Putin[1] July 25, 1998 – August 9, 1999
5 Patrushev NP.jpg Nikolai Patrushev[2] August 9, 1999 – May 12, 2008
Vladimir Putin
Dmitry Medvedev
6 Alexander Bortnikov 2014-12-26.jpg Alexander Bortnikov[3] May 12, 2008 – Incumbent
Vladimir Putin

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