control of the security services.
Monitoring of activity of Duma's Security
Council of Federation Committee of defense
In May 2008 Vladimir Vasiliev, the chairman of the Duma’s Security Committee, admitted to Agentura.Ru that the Russian secret services have
no parliamentary oversight.
(The interview was published in Novaya Gazeta 05.05.08 “Zakon o gostaine ustarel” Irina Borogan)