Criminal in Russia

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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Ulyukayev's house arrest extended by six months

Moscow's Zamoskvoretsky district court  ruled to extend Russia's former economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev's house arrest by another six months, until  January 27, 2018, the court's press secretary Emilia …

Ulyukayev's corruption trial to begin tomorrow

The trial of former Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev, who is accused of taking a bribe of $2 million, will begin at the Zamoskvoretsky District Court of Moscow on August 8, the court's press secretary …