Four members of an ethnic crime group involved in extortion from businessmen have been caught in St. Petersburg. Read
The gang’s ‘full-time lawyer’ Arkady Gabalov nicknamed Galstuk believes the punishment of 6.5 years in a prison of strict regime is too harsh. The defense also requests to send the second accused, former Special Forces officer Yevgeny Yashkin, for compulsory treatment in a psychiatric clinic.
The activity of a large interregional group of arms dealers is eliminated. During the joint operational activities of security officials there were seized 97 firearms, mortar, 24 hand grenades throughout Russia, as well as drugs.