All Posts Tagged With: "police corruption"

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Russian Police Corruption Officially ‘In the Past’

Russian Internal Minister Rashid Nurgaliyev says the country’s police forces have been “reassessed” and that there is no longer any corruption in the agency, despite instances of corruption that occurred during the reassessment itself.

Aug 25, 2011 | Continued
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Russian Police Launch Manhunt for ‘Primorskie Partisans’

Police have launched a massive search for the so-called “Primorskie Partisans,” a group that has spoken out against police corruption and in late May began a series of physical attacks on police officers.

Jun 10, 2010 | Continued
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Dymovsky to Hold Nationwide Rally in June

Russian whistleblower cop Aleksei Dymovsky has announced plans to hold a nationwide rally on June 12, which opposition leader Garry Kasparov has promised to support.

May 12, 2010 | Continued
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Russian Cop Charged After Killing and Burying Jaywalker

A police officer in the Urals region of Chelyabinsk has been charged with accidentally hitting and killing a pedestrian, whose body he buried in a roadside ditch in an attempt to cover up the crime.

Apr 15, 2010 | Continued
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‘YouTube Cop’ Gives Medvedev a Deadline and a Warning

Whistleblower cop Aleksei Dymovsky has issued a final video address to the Russian president, giving him a deadline of November 12, 2010, to address police corruption or step down from his post.

Apr 12, 2010 | Continued
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Dymovsky Released from Detention Center

Russia’s whistleblowing ‘YouTube Cop,’ Aleksei Dymovsky, has been released from a Krasnodar detention center, although not before prison guards took what the former officer called “some small measure of revenge.”

Mar 8, 2010 | Continued
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Ekho Moskvy Bans Song Critical of Lukoil VP

Ekho Moskvy, considered to be one of Russia’s only uncensored news sources, has clamped down on a host’s attempt to play a song criticizing a high-level oil executive suspected of killing two women in a car crash last month.

Mar 3, 2010 | Continued