Criminal in Russia

Gunman opens fire in FSB office in Russia’s Khabarovsk

Gunman opens fire in FSB office in Russia’s Khabarovsk

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A gunman opened fire in the receiving office of the local branch of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) in the city of Khabarovsk, the FSB Public Relations Center said. "At 17:02 local time (06:02 GMT), an unidentified …

Elder brother of suspected organizer behind St. Petersburg Metro bombing detained

Elder brother of suspected organizer behind St. Petersburg Metro bombing detained

Russia’s security services have detained Akram Azimov, the elder brother of the suspected St. Petersburg Metro bombing organizer, saying he transferred money that helped fund the terrorist attack that killed 14 people. …

Investigators name purpose of attack on police in Russia#039s Astrakhan

Investigators name purpose of attack on police in Russia's Astrakhan

Russian Investigative Committee said that the suspects in an attack on police in Astrakhan attempted to gain access to weapons. "According to the investigation, the attack was committed for the purpose of gaining possession of …

 Four suspects in attacking policemen in Astrakhan killed

Four suspects in attacking policemen in Astrakhan killed

Four criminals who shot and killed policemen in Russia’s city of Astrakhan on April 4 and attacked Russian Guard officers early on Thursday have been killed, a spokesman for the Russian Guard Irina Volk said. …

Dubrovka attacker Zakayev sentenced to 19 years in jail

Dubrovka attacker Zakayev sentenced to 19 years in jail

Moscow’s District Military Court on Tuesday sentenced Hasan Zakayev to 19 years in jail finding him guilty of his role in the 2002 terrorist attack on the Dubrovka theater. "The court ruled to find Zakayev …

Putin: Russian Interior Ministry not using its potential to full extent

Putin: Russian Interior Ministry not using its potential to full extent

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the Russian Interior Ministry is not using its potential to solve crimes to the full extent.  "Nearly half of all crimes remain unsolved, as before. The …

Russia and Turkey to extradite criminals

Russia and Turkey to extradite criminals

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed into law an act on the ratification of the treaty with Turkey on the mutual legal assistance in criminal cases and the extradition of felons for criminal prosecution. The law was made …

Woman convicted in Russia for text messages pardoned

Woman convicted in Russia for text messages pardoned

Russian President Vladimir Putin has pardoned a woman convicted of treason last year for sending text messages about military movements near Georgia’s breakaway republic. The Kremlin published Putin’s decree …

Russia#039s agreement with Turkey on mutual assistance in criminal cases ratified

Russia's agreement with Turkey on mutual assistance in criminal cases ratified

Russia’s State Duma has ratified an agreement between Russia and Turkey on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Cases and Extradition. The document was signed in Ankara on December 1, 2014. Under the agreement, the sides are …

Two drug dealers arrested in Armavir

Two drug dealers arrested in Armavir

Armavir police has arrested two drug dealers. Law enforcement officials received information that unknown people sell drugs in the city. 20-year-old girl and 22-year-old young man were detained after investigation. …

House arrest of Ulyukayev extended

House arrest of Ulyukayev extended

A Moscow court has extended the pretrial house arrest of former Economic Development Minister Aleksei Ulyukayev by three months. The Basmanny district court granted prosecutors' request for an extension on January …

Moscow Court keeps Ulyukayev under house arrest

Moscow Court keeps Ulyukayev under house arrest

The Moscow City Court upheld the decision on the house arrest of the former Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev.  The court did not allow the former economy minister to talk to mass media …

Russian National Guard eliminates 125 militants

Russian National Guard eliminates 125 militants

Russian National Guard's First Deputy Head Sergei Melikov said that the guard has ensured the protection of the state against internal threats jointly with other law-enforcement agencies. He noted that the …

Criminal case opened over embezzling at Russia’s Vostochny spaceport

Criminal case opened over embezzling at Russia’s Vostochny spaceport

Russia’s Investigative Committee has launched a criminal investigation into the embezzlement of over $1 million allocated for constructing an administrative complex at the Vostochny spaceport, IC official spokesperson Svetlana …

Marat Oganesyan detained on suspicion of fraud

Marat Oganesyan detained on suspicion of fraud

Former Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg, Marat Oganesyan, has been detained in Moscow on suspicion of fraud, the press service of the Russian Investigative Committee said. "The Main Investigation Department of the …

Economic Minister Ulyukayev charged with bribe-taking

Economic Minister Ulyukayev charged with bribe-taking

Russian Minister of Economic Development Alexei Ulyukayev, who was detained over night, was formally charged with bribery by investigators, Russia's Investigative Committee spokeswoman Svetlana Petrenko …

 Ulyukayev being questioned by IC

Ulyukayev being questioned by IC

Russian Minister of Economic Development Alexei Ulyukayev is being questioned by representatives of the Russian Investigative Committee. A source said that restrictive measures against the minister will be …

 Volodin comments on Ulyukayev#039s detention

Volodin comments on Ulyukayev's detention

Russia's State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin said on Tuesday that the detention of the Russian Minister of Economic Development Alexei Ulyukayev shows that there are "no untouchables" in …

All the details of Ulyukayev#039s detention

All the details of Ulyukayev's detention

Russian Minister of Economic Development Alexei Ulyukayev was detained on suspicion of taking a two-million-dollar bribe over a massive deal involving state-controlled oil giant Rosneft. It alleged in a statement the …

Ulyukayev#039s phone tapped since summer

Ulyukayev's phone tapped since summer

The Federal Security Service (FSB) had been tapping the Russian Economic Development Minister Alexey Ulyukayev's phone since early summer this year, Russia’s Investigative Committee's spokesperson …

Bodies of two shot dead found in Moscow#039s porch

Bodies of two shot dead found in Moscow's porch

Two corpses were found in the porch of an apartment house on the north of Moscow,  the law enforcement agencies of the capital reported to the journalists. According to the updated information, …

Valery Permyakov sentenced to life in jail

Valery Permyakov sentenced to life in jail

Russian solder Valery Permyakov was sentenced by an Armenian judge to life in prison for killing seven members of the Avetisyan family in Gyumri. The prosecuting attorney had earlier demanded a life term for the …

Permyakov may be exchanged for Harutyunyan - media

Permyakov may be exchanged for Harutyunyan - media

The court on Tuesday will announce the verdict of Valery Permyakov, a serviceman of the 102nd Russian Federation (RF) Military Base in Armenia's Gyumri, who is charged with the murder of seven members of the Avetisyan family …

 Nemtsov killed with homemade firearm

Nemtsov killed with homemade firearm

Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead in February 2015, was killed with a homemade firearm assembled using imported parts, Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) said. "Such weapons …

Gunman holds several hostages at Moscow bank

Gunman holds several hostages at Moscow bank

A gunman took several hostages in a bank in eastern Moscow, according to police sources, Sputnik reports. The gunman entered the building with a pistol, demanding money. The hostages are reportedly employees of the bank, who …

Franz Klintsevich proposed to introduce visas for Central Asia

Franz Klintsevich proposed to introduce visas for Central Asia

Today, the deputy chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Defense and Security, Franz Klintsevich, made a proposal on the introduction of visa regime with Central Asian countries.  "Everything has its …

Court finds Levon Hayrapetyan guilty

Court finds Levon Hayrapetyan guilty

Moscow's Zamoskvoretsky District Court found entrepreneur Levon Hayrapetyan guilty for embezzling 700 thousand dollars, Armenpress reports. "The Court found Hayraoetyan guilty for frauding money from Igor …

Violations of state border in Crimea become more frequent, FSB reports

Violations of state border in Crimea become more frequent, FSB reports

The Crimean border department of the FSB stated about more frequent cases of violation of the state border regime in the republic. "Since the beginning of 2016, the Russian FSB border department on the republic of Crimea has been …

 Man who shot at police officer detained in Sochi

Man who shot at police officer detained in Sochi

A man who opened fire at a police officer of the Dagomys village, Samvel Kashtoyan, in the village of Sergey-Pole, was detained in Sochi. "An armed man refused to show documents and opened fire, wounding …

 Sochi resorts tighten security measures

Sochi resorts tighten security measures

The administration of Sochi hosted a meeting of the heads of the ski resorts and hotels in Krasnaya Polyana, which have prepared new anti-terrorist security passports in accordance with the new requirements of the federal agencies, the press …