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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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Bloody fight in Russia's Perm school: 13 injured

Eleven people were injured as a result of an attack at a school in the Russian city of Perm today, the city administration’s press service said. The attack occurred at school number 127 of the city’s Motovilokhinsky district and was reported at 10:12 am local time.

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Suspect in shooting near Red Square in Moscow detained

Police have detained a suspect they believe is responsible for a shooting in the center of Moscow, in which two people were seriously injured, the press service of the Moscow department of Russia's Interior Ministry said, Sputnik reports. …

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 Thirteen people injured in St. Petersburg blast

A total of 13 people have been injured in an explosion in a supermarket in St. Petersburg, according to the latest data, eight of them remain in hospitals, the city’s Vice-Governor in charge of social issues Anna Mityanina …

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 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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