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News Russia police: Coronavirus prankster faces five years in jail in Russia

Published on: Tuesday 11 February 2020
Coronavirus prankster faces five years in jail in Russia
News source: https://edition.cnn.com/2020/02/11/europe/russia-coronavirus-prank-arrest-intl/index.html

As concerns grow over the global spread of the coronavirus, Russian authorities have arrested a prankster for imitating symptoms of the virus and collapsing on a metro train as a joke.

News Russia police: Pussy Riot Say Russian Police Shut Down Video Shoot, Citing “Gay Propaganda”

Published on: Monday 10 February 2020
Pussy Riot Say Russian Police Shut Down Video Shoot, Citing “Gay Propaganda”
News source: https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/pussy-riot-russian-police-shut-150635160.html

Russian police stormed a Pussy Riot music video shoot in Saint Petersburg on Sunday (February 9), citing the country’s “gay propaganda” law, according to a statement the band released overnight. They ...

News Russia police: Secret Casino With Slot Machines, Poker and Roulette Tables Discovered in Russian Politician's Apartment During Police Raid

Published on: Tuesday 11 February 2020
Secret Casino With Slot Machines, Poker and Roulette Tables Discovered in Russian Politician's Apartment During Police Raid
News source: https://www.newsweek.com/st-petersburg-oleg-kalyadin-illegal-casino-russia-1486751

A top-level politician in St. Petersburg has resigned from his post as head of a municipal precinct and been expelled from the ruling United Russia party after a raid on his apartment uncovered an ...

News Russia police: Germany investigates Russian ties to assassination of Georgian exile in Berlin

Published on: Wednesday 04 December 2019
Germany investigates Russian ties to assassination of Georgian exile in Berlin
News source: https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/germany-investigates-russian-ties-to-assassination-of-georgian-exile-in-berlin-100253991.html

In August this year, Chechen exile Zelimkhan Khangoshvili was shot dead in a central Berlin park in broad daylight by a man on a bicycle, who was identified by eyewitnesses and picked up by the police ...

News Russia police: Germany expels Russian diplomats in connection with Berlin killing

Published on: Wednesday 04 December 2019
Germany expels Russian diplomats in connection with Berlin killing
News source: https://www.pressherald.com/2019/12/04/germany-expels-russian-diplomats-in-connection-with-berlin-killing/

Tornike K. was known to have fought against Russian troops in Chechnya. He had previously survived multiple assassination attempts and continued to receive threats after fleeing to Germany in 2016.

News Russia police: U.S. Man Faces Jail for Allegedly Punching a Russian Police Officer

Published on: Monday 14 October 2019
U.S. Man Faces Jail for Allegedly Punching a Russian Police Officer
News source: https://www.newsweek.com/us-man-arrested-russia-beating-police-officer-1465068

A U.S. citizen who was in Russia illegally is facing jail after allegedly beating a police officer, prosecutors in Russia have said. The 68-year-old man, who has not been named, had been staying with ...

News Russia police: 4 Russian protesters jailed on charges of assaulting police

Published on: Monday 14 October 2019
4 Russian protesters jailed on charges of assaulting police
News source: http://www.startribune.com/4-russian-protesters-jailed-on-charges-of-assaulting-police/563056382/

MOSCOW — Four more people suspected of assaulting Russian police officers during a July opposition protest in Moscow have been arrested, Russia's top state investigative agency said Monday. The ...

News Russia police: 'We Will All Answer Before God': Why One Russian Priest Joined A Public Condemnation Of The Kremlin's Crackdown On Protests

Published on: Wednesday 25 September 2019
'We Will All Answer Before God': Why One Russian Priest Joined A Public Condemnation Of The Kremlin's Crackdown On Protests
News source: https://www.rferl.org/a/why-russian-priest-joined-public-condemnation-of-kremlin-crackdown-on-protests/30185120.html

Moscow priest Andrei Lorgus hears confessions from judges, state investigators, and law enforcement officers. He says their "pangs of conscience" inspired him to sign an open letter by over 180 pri...

News Russia police: The Berlin Police Are Confident the Killer Is in Jail. They Just Don’t Know His Name.

Published on: Wednesday 25 September 2019
The Berlin Police Are Confident the Killer Is in Jail. They Just Don’t Know His Name.
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/26/world/europe/berlin-murder-russia.html

The passport he was carrying when he was arrested identified him as Vadim Andreevich Sokolov, but investigators believe the name is fake.CreditBerlin Police Department “Russia should have an interest ...

News Russia police: Russian Cop Scales Building to Save Baby From Father Dangling Her Out of the Window

Published on: Thursday 22 August 2019
Russian Cop Scales Building to Save Baby From Father Dangling Her Out of the Window
News source: https://www.insideedition.com/media/videos/russian-cop-scales-building-to-save-baby-from-father-dangling-her-out-of-the-window

Shocking video shows a man allegedly dangling his 5-month-old daughter out of a window in Russia. The situation intensifies when a police officer in an adjacent apartment scales the building in order ...

News Russia police: Police Scale Building to Rescue Baby Hanging Out of a Window

Published on: Thursday 22 August 2019
Police Scale Building to Rescue Baby Hanging Out of a Window
News source: https://www.insideedition.com/police-scale-building-to-rescue-baby-hanging-out-of-a-window-55438

It was a terrifying scene in Saransk, Russia, when a police officer scaled a building to save a baby. The baby’s father was allegedly drunk and tried to throw the 5-month-old out of the window, ...

News Russia police: After backing down over journalist, Russian police arrest hundreds at protest

Published on: Wednesday 12 June 2019
After backing down over journalist, Russian police arrest hundreds at protest
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/backing-journalist-russian-police-arrest-hundreds-protest/story?id=63656834

A day after Russian police dropped charges against a prominent journalist following an unprecedented public outcry, police in Moscow arrested more than 400 demonstrators who took to the streets to ...

News Russia police: Russian police arrest hundreds marching against journalist's detention on "fabricated" charges

Published on: Wednesday 12 June 2019
Russian police arrest hundreds marching against journalist's detention on "fabricated" charges
News source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/russia-protest-ivan-golunov-arrests-fabricated-criminal-case-news-press-freedom/

Moscow -- A peaceful march in support of Ivan Golunov, a prominent Russian investigative journalist who was controversially arrested last week on drug charges and beaten in custody, has ended with ...

News Russia police: Russian Police Arrest Hundreds at Protest, Including Navalny, After Reporter’s Release

Published on: Wednesday 12 June 2019
Russian Police Arrest Hundreds at Protest, Including Navalny, After Reporter’s Release
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/12/world/europe/russia-protest-arrests-navalny.html

MOSCOW — The Moscow police arrested about 400 people, including the country’s main opposition leader, during a street protest on Wednesday against abusive police tactics. At an event where the outcome ...

News Russia police: Russian president Putin fires 2 top police officers involved in arrest of investigative journalist

Published on: Thursday 13 June 2019
Russian president Putin fires 2 top police officers involved in arrest of investigative journalist
News source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2019/06/13/russian-journalist-putin-fires-2-police-officers-reporters-arrest/1444974001/

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fired two top police generals involved in a criminal drug case against a Russian investigative journalist whose arrest had sparked five days of widespread ...

News Russia police: Sex, Lies and Offshore Vehicles: How Russia Became the Country It Is Today

Published on: Sunday 19 May 2019
Sex, Lies and Offshore Vehicles: How Russia Became the Country It Is Today
News source: https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/j5w5j8/russia-fimaco-moneyland-corruption-offshore

The Russian Central Bank (RCB) looked out of control ... Border Patrol, state and local police officers, the Federal Reserve Bank, Supreme Court justices, US district court judges, support of the ...

News Russia police: Russia calls on BBC to press authorities for answers regarding Salisbury case

Published on: Sunday 19 May 2019
Russia calls on BBC to press authorities for answers regarding Salisbury case
News source: http://tass.com/politics/1059010

According to London, former Russian military intelligence (GRU ... condition in the British town of Amesbury. The Metropolitan Police claimed the two had been exposed to Novichok. ...

News Russia police: US working on options to pressure Cuba and Russia out of Venezuela

Published on: Friday 17 May 2019
News source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/us-working-on-options-to-pressure-cuba-and-russia-out-of-venezuela/ar-AABx5PH?li=BBnb7Kz

WASHINGTON — The United States is weighing options to limit Russia and Cuba from meddling in Venezuela ... “We see Cuban military officers in Sebin (Venezuelan intelligence police), in the ...