Print journalists given no access to Nemtsov murder case hearing in Moscow military court
Oct03

Print journalists given no access to Nemtsov murder case hearing in Moscow military court

Print journalists have not been admitted into Moscow’s District military court where the hearing of the opposition politician Boris Nemtsov’s killing case is about to begin. The bailiffs are keeping print journalists outside while the TV reporters and cameramen have been allowed to enter the courtroom. Court spokesman Kirill Luzhin cited the shortage of seats in the courtroom. Nemtsov, former deputy prime minister under then-President...

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Moscow investigators clear up triple murder after 15 years
Aug23

Moscow investigators clear up triple murder after 15 years

Moscow investigators have cleared up a triple murder committed 15 years ago, Yulia Ivanova, senior aide at the Moscow investigation department, told TASS on Monday.   She said: “Charges have been brought against the 39-year-old Nikolai Kuprin who is now in custody,” adding “Despite the fact that it happened such a long time ago, the investigator in charge of the case managed to find the crime witnesses and...

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Two French volunteers ‘murdered off Madagascar’
Aug22

Two French volunteers ‘murdered off Madagascar’

Two young French volunteers found dead Sunday on an island off the northeast coast of Madagascar were likely murdered, French and Madagascan authorities said. Local mayor Bessaou Ismak Ado Crophe on the resort island of Sainte Marie told AFP that the bodies of both victims, a man and a woman in their twenties, showed signs of head trauma, with officials suspecting murder. “They spent the evening in a nightclub and were found on...

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Investigation into murder of high-ranking policeman and his family complete
Jul04

Investigation into murder of high-ranking policeman and his family complete

Four men have been presented with final charges in a criminal case related to the murder of the ex-head of Syzran’s police Andrei Gosht and five members of his family, official representative of the Investigative Committee Vladimir Markin told RAPSI on Monday (July 4). Four men, Mahmadali Ahmadov, Roman Fataliev, Islam Babayev and Orkhan Zohrabov were charged with robbery, murder of two and more people, attempted murder of a minor. On...

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Court refuses to release 5 charged with murdering Russian opposition politician Nemtsov
Jun28

Court refuses to release 5 charged with murdering Russian opposition politician Nemtsov

The Moscow City Court had ruled to extend detention of five men accused of murdering Russian opposition politician Nemtsov until late summer, lawyer Roza Magomedova told RAPSI on Tuesday (June 28). “The Moscow City Court has dismissed our appeal petition against an extended detention until 27 August,” – the lawyer said. The probe into the case of the five detainees has been completed, they could study the case materials and the case...

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