Crime in Russia

State Duma supports easing of Criminal Code

The first deputy chairman of the State Duma Committee on State Construction and Legislation, Vyacheslav Lysakov, supported President Vladimir Putin’s bill on the termination of criminal cases after the damages are payed. The …

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Kuban pensioner set house on fire trying to oust residents

A resident of the Yeisk District appealed to the law enforcement agency with a statement about arson. According to him, someone threw a self-made torch into the open window of his house, the Main Office of the Russian Federation Ministry of …

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Lawsuit filed against owners of Summa company

Law enforcement officers suspected the co-owners of the Summa group, Magomed Magomedov and Ziyavudin Magomedov, of embezzlement and creation of a criminal community, the press secretary of Moscow’s Tver court, Anastasia Dzyurko, said …

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Drunk thief sticks in apartment

An Astrakhan thief succumbed to the temptation to drink vodka in an apartment, which he was going to rob, the department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the Astrakhan region reports. In August, the owners of a private …

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Realtors-fraudsters convicted in Krasnodar

Today, the Krasnodar court sentenced five realtors, who sold non-existent apartments cost about 100 million rubles. Among the convicted were Natalia Roshupkina, Olga Budarina, Svetlana Shutkina, Anna Buldakova and Danila Yakovenko. The …

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Petrosyan sentenced to 12 years

The Moscow District Military Court on Thursday sentenced businessman Aram Petrosyan, who seized a Citibank office in downtown Moscow last year, to 12 years in jail, TASS reports. The court ruled to find Petrosyan guilty of …

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Newborn baby left in Kuban forest

A newborn baby was found today in a forest of the Dinsky district, the press service of the Main Department of Internal Affairs of the region reports. A random passer-by found a child. The law enforcement officers carry out checks to …

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Counterfeiters caught in Pavlovskiy district

Due to the vigilance of the cashier in the Kushchevskaya district of the Krasnodar region, the local police managed to arrest a gang of counterfeiters. The woman came to the police with counterfeit banknotes detected in the cashbox. …

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Azerbaijani diplomat severely beaten in Moscow

Head of the Consular Department at Azerbaijan's Embassy in Russia, adviser Emil Maharramov was severely beaten by a taxi driver in Moscow on Apr. 16. Maharramov was taken to a hospital, where he received urgent …

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Criminal injures police officer in Sergey-Pole

In the village of Sergey-Pole in Sochi's Lazarev district a police officer was injured while arresting a criminal, the operational services of the region reported. The attacker shot at the officer during an identity check. "As …

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Three counterfeiters detained in Georgia

Employees of the Investigation Service of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia have detained three previously-convicted citizens on suspicion of counterfeiting. "At this stage of the investigation instances of 222 counterfeit …

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Azerbaijan to toughen penalties for false bankruptcy

Azerbaijan plans to toughen the penalties for false and deliberate bankruptcy of enterprises. This is envisaged in the draft amendments to the Code of Administrative Offences, which have been submitted for consideration by the Milli …

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Vandals damage 40 graves in Orthodox cemetery in Maikop

Vandals have desecrated about four dozen graves in an Orthodox cemetery in a suburb of the capital of Adygeya, the police have opened a criminal case, the head of the department on work with the territories of the mayor's office of Maikop, …

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