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General Centre for Utility Services and Communications of the Federal Penitentiary Service" (Federal State Institution GTSITOIS FPS of Russia)

Company

Assets

Federal state institution "General Centre for Utility Services and Communications of the Federal Penitentiary Service" (Federal State Institution GTSITOIS FPS of Russia) is the organization of penal correction system created for ensuring its activity regarding the organization of engineering facilities, informatization, functioning and development of a departmental telecommunication communication network, technical means of protection and supervision, means of information technical protection and special communication.

Subject and purposes of activity

  • technical and organizational and methodical ensuring activity of penal correction system in the field of use inzhenerno technical means of protection and supervision (further – ITSON), means of communication, information and telecommunication systems, computer aids, peripheral equipment;
  • acquisition, receiving, storage of material resources and providing with them organizations and bodies of penal correction system;
  • planning and carrying out scheduled repairs and seasonal maintenance of ITSON, means of communication of penal correction system;
  • maintenance and control of carrying out the research and development directed to improvement existing and implementation of new samples ITSON, means of communication, information and telecommunication systems;
  • the organization of work on implementation, operation of ITSON, means of communication, information and telecommunication systems, computer aids, peripheral equipment in organizations and bodies of penal correction system;
  • providing FPS of Russia of a possibility of continuous management of organizations and bodies of penal correction system by providing all types of communication, including encoded;
  • providing the timely, reliable, reliable and hidden transmission of messages and details in any conditions of an operational situation;
  • development and practical implementation of actions for the organization, ensuring functioning and safety of the encoded communication, to its development and improvement in penal correction system;
  • distribution of cryptographic (cryptographic) tools, execution of works, rendering services in the field of enciphering of information, maintenance of cryptographic (cryptographic) tools;
  • the organization of works in penal correction system on data protection;
  • organization of carrying out checkings of measuring instruments;
  • other purposes assigned to Organization in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.

History

2018: Criminal case concerning the former chief GTSITOIS and his deputies

Investigating bodies of the Main Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation on the city of Moscow investigate criminal case concerning the former chief of General Centre for Utility Services and Communications of FPS of Russia Igor Shaykov, his deputies Pavel Shchetinin and Andrey Krasnyukov. Charge of commission of the crime provided by Part 3 of Article 285 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (abuse of office) is brought to them. The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation reported about it on October 4.

Igor Shaykov
Igor Shaykov

According to the investigators, officials GTSITOIS entered into collusion and ensured a victory in an auction of Federal State Unitary Enterprise STC Atlas. So, in 2015 between the state customer and the supplier on behalf of "STC Atlas the public contract on delivery for needs of penal correction system of the Russian Federation of personal electronic computers in number of 1,500 sets on the total cost more than 160 million rubles is signed. The actions accomplices caused damage to the budget of the Russian Federation selected for needs of FPS of Russia, says the IC RF.

Unlawful activity was stopped thanks to collaboration of investigators of Head department of GSU Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation in the city of Moscow, operational Russian FSB officers and service of own security FPS of Russia.

Two accomplices - Krasnyukov and Shaykov are in custody, Shchetinin disappeared from investigation authorities in this connection it is put on the federal wanted list, reported in the IC RF on October 4.

At the same time on October 2 RBC reported[1] that the staff of Department of Internal Security of FPS carries Pavel Shchetinin from Stavropol to Moscow. Journalists of the edition in telephone conversation were reported about it by Shchetinin.

According to Shchetinin, sounded by RBC, in the government contract about which it is told in documents of the IC RF it was talked of purchase of computers of "the protected execution" in 2015. Computers intended for processing of confidential data in the system of FPS.

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The situation in itself is surprising — Shchetinin said — I did not sign the contract and was actually detached from a position.
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According to the former deputy manager GTSITOIS, criminal case was brought because in computers there were no CD ROM and also noise suppression generators. These devices were not provided by technical specifications which were made by specialists of the Novosibirsk branch GTSITOIS, Shchetinin reported.

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Even if the management of FPS had claims to the purchased computers, then it is an economic dispute which should be solved in arbitration, but not in the criminal plane — Shchetinin noted.
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Also it expressed bewilderment concerning the amount of damage.

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Computers were delivered, everything corresponded to government contract conditions, and is unclear why 160.3 million rubles, i.e. all amount are involved in case — he said.
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As notes RBC, Shchetinin and Shaykov are sure that their criminal prosecution was initiated by the management of FPS.

According to Corruption.ru[2], in November, 2015 the director GTSITOIS Igor Shaykov sent the report to the Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation Alexander Konovalov, having discovered the facts of plunders and frauds for the amount more than 1 billion rubles and participation in it of the top management of service. Igor Shaykov opened schemes, specified concrete facts of corruption and specified the exact amounts of the damage caused to the state. The complete text of the address of Shaykov to the Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation is published on the edition website.

2013: Reorganization in General Centre for Utility Services and Communications of FPS

By the order of the director of FPS of Russia of 5/21/2013 No. 249 "About renaming of federal state institution "Central Node of Communication of the Federal Penitentiary Service" and organization of the Charter of the FPS of Russia TsUS federal Federal State Institution state institution "General Centre for Utility Services and Communications of the Federal Penitentiary Service" it is reorganized into Federal State Institution "General Centre for Utility Services and Communications of the Federal Penitentiary Service".

2011: Renaming into federal state institution

"About change like federal budgetary institution "Central Node of Communication of the Federal Penitentiary Service" and about the adoption of the Charter of federal state institution "Central Node of Communication of the Federal Penitentiary Service" the federal budgetary institution "Central Node of Communication of the Federal Penitentiary Service" is renamed by the order of the director of FPS of Russia of 4/12/2011 No. 218 into federal state institution "Central Node of Communication of the Federal Penitentiary Service".

2010: Creation of Central node of communication of FPS

The order of the director of FPS of Russia of 12/3/2010 No. 505 "About the approval of staff lists of the organizations which are directly subordinated to the Federal Penitentiary Service" creates federal budgetary institution "Central Node of Communication of the Federal Penitentiary Service".

2008: Renaming into federal budgetary institution

By the order of the director of FPS of Russia of 4/18/2008 No. 287 "About renaming and introduction of amendments to the Charter of federal state institution of "Main Center of Engineering Facilities" of FPS of Russia, the "Main Center of Engineering Facilities" federal state institution by FPS of Russia is renamed into federal budgetary institution "Main Center of Engineering Facilities" FPS of Russia with introduction of amendments to "The charter of organization".

2005: Creation of the Main center of engineering facilities of FPS of Russia

The order of the Government of the Russian Federation of 9/3/2005 No. 1341-r "About a system and structure of federal executive authorities" creates "Main Center of Engineering Facilities FPS of Russia" federal state institution.

1997: Approval of structure of organization

The order of the Minister of Internal Affairs of 3/19/1997 No. 18 "About creation of divisions of communication in penal correction system of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation" approves provision, structure and the state of Central node of communication at the Main Directorate of the Penitentiary of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.

The same order makes changes in staff of the Center of Engineering Facilities (CEF) at the Main Directorate of the Penitentiary of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.

1996: Creation of central node of communication at the Main Directorate of the Penitentiary of the Ministry of Internal Affairs

History of creation of federal state institution "General Centre for Utility Services and Communications of the Federal Penitentiary Service" (Federal State Institution GTSITOIS FPS of Russia). The order of the Minister of Internal Affairs of 12/26/1996 No. 685 "About creation of divisions of communication in penal correction system of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation" creates the central node of communication (CNC) at the Main Directorate of the Penitentiary of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.

The main objective assigned to CCN was ensuring communication to the management and structural divisions the Head Department of the Penitentiary with territorial authorities of penal correction system of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation to organization inclusive.

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