#20220 Chest Patch for the Ministry of Internal Affairs - MVD. 5 x 1 1/4 inch.
The Russian MVD was recreated as the MVD of the Russian SFSR in 1990, following the restoration of the republican Council of Ministers and Supreme Soviet, and remained when Russia gained independence from the Soviet Union. It currently controls the Militsiya, the State Road Inspection Service (GAI), and the Internal Troops. Since the disbanding of the Tax Police, it also investigates economic crimes.Price: $3.95
The long-time additional duties of the Imperial MVD and NKVD, such as the Firefighting Service and Prisons Service, were recently moved to the Ministry of Extraordinary Situations and the Ministry of Justice respectively. The last reorganization abolished Main Directorates inherited from the NKVD in favor of Departments. The current minister of internal affairs in Russia is Rashid Nurgaliyev. Read More