Security officials conducted searches in the workplace and the house of the suspect, the damage was estimated at 2 million rubles. Read
Police seized nearly 400 firearms of Russian and foreign making, including 25 machine guns, 30 rifles, 70 submachine guns, a hundred carbines, shotguns and rifles, 158 pistols and revolvers, and a mortar.
In late January, an attempt to return fugitive Russian citizen Aleksander Panesh to the motherland has ended in a fiasco. This person, known in criminal and commercial circles as Sasha Gollandets (Sasha the Dutch), has been charged in Russia with swindling and bribe-giving: a few years ago, Panesh had promised to purchase a real property abroad for his acquaintance, received €5 million for that purpose, but failed to fulfil his promise. To avoid returning the money, he gave a bribe to operatives of the Moscow Criminal Investigation Department to frame-up a criminal case against his creditor and fled abroad.
The sudden death of businessman Ilya Pichko further complicates the trial of St. Petersburg oligarch Dmitry Mikhalchenko. The court now has to rely on his written testimonies, which may worsen the position of some defendants.
The trial of oligarch Mikhalchenko for alcohol smuggling has begun. But during the hearings, questions have popped up not only about the further fate of the businessman but whether he still is or ever was an oligarch.
Russian has accepted the fake news law. Why do you think it was made for?
Putin offered to jail thieves in law for 15 years, and organizers of criminal gatherings - for 20 years. What will this initiative lead to?
|No one is going to fight the "thieves"; it’s just a show|
|Russia decided to eliminate the thieves in law; all of them will be put in prisons|
|Russian authorities want to reallocate the money and get to the thieves’ billions|
|Nothing will happen: the parties will come to an "agreement"|
|Thieves in law will escape abroad and continue to manage Russian criminal world from other countries|