All Posts Tagged With: "Rashid Nurgaliyev"

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Russia to Monitor Online Media for ‘Extremism’

The Russian Internal Ministry has announced plans to open specialized centers to monitor online media for “extremism,” which is likely to result in an increase of censorship on news websites critical of the Kremlin.

Mar 31, 2012 | Continued
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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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Solidarity Releases Statement on Moscow Metro Attacks

The opposition movement Solidarity has released a statement regarding two suicide attacks on the Moscow metro that killed at least 38 people and injured more than 70 during the Monday morning rush hour.

Mar 29, 2010 | Continued
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Police Ask for Citizen Input on Reforms

Russians are being invited to send in their input on a new set of laws that would govern the country’s police forces, as Internal Minister Rashid Nurgaliyev is given nine months to fix his agency or be fired.

Mar 25, 2010 | Continued
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Russian Security Forces Accused of Using Slave Labor

The New Times magazine is being sued by the Russian Internal Ministry for an article accusing an elite division of the OMON security forces of using unpaid migrant workers as slaves.

Feb 22, 2010 | Continued
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Russian Cop Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder

A former Russian police major has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering two and injuring 22 other people in a Moscow supermarket last April.

Feb 19, 2010 | Continued
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Charges Filed Against Police for Beating Composer

In yet another high-profile scandal involving Russia’s police forces, criminal proceedings are finally being filed a week after a music professor in Yekaterinburg was brutally beaten and robbed by police.

Feb 10, 2010 | Continued
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Officer Fired for “Slander” of Police Department

An officer who posted a video address to Russian Prime Minister Putin on YouTube detailing abuses in the Novorossiysk police department has been fired following an investigation into the allegations.

Nov 9, 2009 | Continued