All Posts Tagged With: "Investigative Committee"

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State Corruption Damages Total 7.9B Rubles in 2012

A new report by the Russian Investigative Committee says that corruption within state agencies caused a staggering 7.9 billion rubles in damages in 2012.

Dec 9, 2012 | Continued
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Sobchak Demands Return of Confiscated Cash

Lawyers for Ksenia Sobchak are demanding that federal investigators return 1.5 million euros that were confiscated from her apartment in a raid, which they say was “absolutely illegal.”

Jun 14, 2012 | Continued
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Another Novaya Gazeta Journalist’s Life Threatened

A scandal has erupted over accusations that the head of Russia’s Investigative Committee led a Novaya Gazeta editor into the forest and made a threat against his life.

Jun 13, 2012 | Continued
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March of Millions to Go On Despite Raids, Subpoenas

Organizers of a mass opposition march planned for June 12 promise it will go on as planned despite police raids on organizers’ apartments.

Jun 11, 2012 | Continued
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New Arrest, Significant Progress in Politkovskaya Case

After years of meager developments, Russia’s Investigative Committee has announced a new arrest and significant information that could finally bring the murder case of Anna Politkovskaya to a close.

Aug 24, 2011 | Continued
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More than 30 Dead in Moscow Aiport Bombing

Approximately 35 people are dead and more than 100 injured following an explosion in Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport afternoon that authorities are calling an act of terrorism.

Jan 24, 2011 | Continued
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Threats Against Moscow Judges On the Rise

A Moscow City Court representative says that more than a dozen judges have requested federal protection over the past year – the highest number in decades.

Sep 21, 2010 | Continued
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Moscow Authorities ‘In a Panic’ That Corrupt Deputy Has Fled Country

The Moscow city administration is in a “panic” following reports that a deputy mayor, recently charged with bribery and facing up to 10 years in prison, has fled the country.

Sep 7, 2010 | Continued
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Investigator Charged in Trifonova’s Death

The lead investigator allegedly at fault for the death of a chronically ill businesswoman in a Moscow detention facility is being charged with criminal negligence, but the victim’s lawyer insists that the negligence was intentional.

May 5, 2010 | Continued
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Police Claim to Identify Estemirova’s Killer

Law enforcement agents are claiming that they have solved last summer’s scandalous murder of human rights activist Natalya Estemirova, but the activist’s colleagues are already refuting the announcement.

Feb 25, 2010 | Continued