Criminal in Russia

Sobyanin highlights declining crime rate in Moscow

Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin said that the amount of crime has decreased in Moscow over the last seven years. According to statistics, during this period the number of murders has gone down by 50%, the number of car thefts has …

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Sochi vice-mayor charged with corruption

Russian investigators have asked the Basmanny District Court of Moscow to detain vice-mayor of Sochi Sergey Yurin as part of a bribery case, the press-service of the court said. The official is charged with taking …

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Explosive device found in Kerch college

Specialists have uncovered an explosive device in the Kerch college in Crimea that was rocked by a deadly blast earlier today, spokesman for the National Anti-Terror Committee Andrei Przhezdomsky said in a live broadcast by the …

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Attack on Kerch college carried out by student

An 18-year-old student went on a shooting spree in the Kerch college and then killed himself, spokeswoman for Russia’s Investigative Committee Svetlana Petrenko said. "Investigators have promptly established …

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Teen attacks school in Russia's Bashkortostan region

Russia's Investigative Committee is looking into the incident in a school in Sterlitamak, Bashkortostan Region. "According to preliminary information, a 17-year-old student of a special class at general education school number …

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Rosneft CEO to testify in court in Ulyukayev case

Chief Executive Officer of Rosneft Igor Sechin appeared in the Moscow City Court today for testimony during the session on the complaint against the sentence to Russia’s ex-minister of economic development Alexei …

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Mavrodi, 90s financial pyramid architect, dies

Sergei Mavrodi, the founder of the MMM financial pyramid, has died in a Moscow hospital, a source in medical circles said. "He was taken to the 67th city clinical hospital as an unidentified person. He is now being …

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