Table 2. POWER STRUCTURES IN RUSSIA

 Designation  Strength
 Ministry of Internal Affairs (MVD) Rushailo, Vladimir B
 300,000

 Ministry of Civil Defense (MChS)

Shoigu, Sergei K.

 40,000

 Ministry of Defense (MO)

Sergeev, Igor D.

 1,200,000

 Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR)

Lebedev, Sergei N.

 15,000

 Federal Border Service (FPS)

Totsky, Konstantin V.

 250,000

 *Federal Security Service (FSB)

Patrushev, Nikolai P.

 80,000

 Federal Service of Railroad Troops (FSZhV)

Kogatko, Grigori I.

 90,000

 Federal Service of Tax Police (FSNP)

Soltaganov, Vyacheslav F.

 43,800

 Federal Protective Service (FSO)

Murov, Evgeny A.

 40,000

 Federal Agency for Communications and Information (FAPSI)

Matyukhin, Vladimir G.

 50,000
 TOTAL  2,108,800
 The agencies underlined would be amalgamated under the plan.
 Sources: Galina Kozhevnikova and Pavel Gazukin, Silovye struktury Rossii (Moscow: Panorama, 2000), pp. 8-48 of 2nd rev. edition; Andrei Maksimov, Kto pravit v rossiiskoi federatsii (Moscow: Izdaniya Maksimova, 2000/2001), pp. 34-142
 * The FSB Special Assignment Center includes Directorate A (former Alpha Group) and Directorate V (ex-Vympel Group), with regional departments for special services in eleven cities to combat terrorism and organized crime.