All Posts Tagged With: "Ministry of Internal Affairs"

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Russian Police Apprehended in a Series of Widespread Crimes

After a slate of high-profile crimes committed by police officers in Russia, officials are preparing a new training and education program for officers. Rights experts, however, are concerned this will do little in the corrupt world of Russian law enforcement.

May 15, 2009 | Continued
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Russian Police Back Proposal for Public Militias

Russia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs has backed draft legislation which would create sanctioned civilian militias. The Ministry did not object to arming the so-called “community defense volunteer squads.”

Mar 12, 2009 | Continued
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Trying to Control Russia’s Traffic Cops

Russia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs has developed new rules for traffic police, in an apparent attempt to combat rampant corruption and a poor public image.

May 19, 2008 | Continued
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Russian Police Prepare for Hitler’s Birthday

Russian police will be out in full force on April 20th, in anticipation of widespread violence expected from neo-nazi groups. This year, the date coincides with the Jewish Passover holiday.

Apr 17, 2008 | Continued