Criminal in Russia

 Terrorist recruiters to get life sentences in Russia

Russia’s State Duma passed a law in the third and final reading toughening criminal responsibility for recruiting terrorists up to a life sentence. The law stiffens punishment for bankrolling terrorism, as well as incitement, …

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State prosecution: Ulyukayev’s guilt proven

The state prosecution believes that the guilt of the former economic development minister, Alexey Ulyukayev, in extorting $2 million from the head of the oil company Rosneft Igor Sechin has been fully proven in …

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Three people died in shootout in Armavir

Three people died in a shootout in one of the restaurants in Armavir. As Vestnik Kavkaza previously reported, was of them was an officer of the Russian National Guard. Details of the incident are still investigated. …

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Moscow Court fines ex-senator Dzhabrailov $8,400

Moscow’s Tverskoy Court has ruled to fine former senator Umar Dzhabrailov 500,000 rubles ($8,400) for shooting in the Four Seasons hotel in downtown Moscow. "To find Dzhabrailov guilty and fine him 500,000 …

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 Moscow's Olympic Stadium evacuated over bomb threat

Two thousand people were evacuated from Moscow's Olympic Stadium on Tuesday over a bomb threat, a source said. The phone threat was received this morning at 11:00 (MSK) with police officers were sent to the spot, RIA Novosti …

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 Militants attack Ingush traffic police checkpoint

The explosive device that detonated at a traffic police checkpoint in the Nazran district of the Russian North Caucasus region of Ingushetia was equivalent to seven or eight kilos of TNT, a source with the Ingush law enforcement agencies …

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Investigation opened into Chechnya slaughter

An investigation was opened into the killing of four soldiers in Russia's Chechnya, Russia's Investigative Committee said in a statement on its website. A senior lieutenant of National Guard Troops Marat Hajiyev killed …

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Drunk serviceman kills 4 people in Russia's Chechnya

A Russian serviceman in the Caucasus region of Chechnya killed four other servicemen yesterday, then he was killed by the members of an alert unit, a Federal National Guard Troops Service spokesman said. A man who opened fire was a …

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Ekho Moskvy radio station anchor stabbed in Moscow

An intruder forced his way into the offices of Russian radio station Ekho Moskvy in Moscow and stabbed one of the station's anchors in the neck, the broadcaster said on its Internet site. The intruder was detained by the …

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Militants killed in Russia's Dagestan identified

Two militants killed in Russia's Dagestan have been identified and are suspected of having murdered a policeman, an informed source said. "These are Jumageldi Ajiniyazov and Kamal Ibragimov, both born in 1988. The …

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Russia's theater director Serebrennikov detained

Russia’s top investigative body says it has detained one of Russia’s most prominent theater directors, Kirill Serebrennikov, and is pressing charges against him. The Investigative Committee said in a …

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