Crime in Russia

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Airport employee arrested in Moscow for mining cryptocurrency

Airport employee arrested in Moscow for mining cryptocurrency

The FSB  conducted a search at Moscow’s Vnukovo Airport on December 5, 2017. One employee, a system administrator, had seemingly launched a bitcoin mining farm right at his workplace, Russia Beyond reports with a reference to the …

Drunk thief sticks in apartment

Drunk thief sticks in apartment

An Astrakhan thief succumbed to the temptation to drink vodka in an apartment, which he was going to rob, the department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the Astrakhan region reports. In August, the owners of a private …

Realtors-fraudsters convicted in Krasnodar

Realtors-fraudsters convicted in Krasnodar

Today, the Krasnodar court sentenced five realtors, who sold non-existent apartments cost about 100 million rubles. Among the convicted were Natalia Roshupkina, Olga Budarina, Svetlana Shutkina, Anna Buldakova and Danila Yakovenko. The …

Petrosyan sentenced to 12 years

Petrosyan sentenced to 12 years

The Moscow District Military Court on Thursday sentenced businessman Aram Petrosyan, who seized a Citibank office in downtown Moscow last year, to 12 years in jail, TASS reports. The court ruled to find Petrosyan guilty of …

Newborn baby left in Kuban forest

Newborn baby left in Kuban forest

A newborn baby was found today in a forest of the Dinsky district, the press service of the Main Department of Internal Affairs of the region reports. A random passer-by found a child. The law enforcement officers carry out checks to …

Counterfeiters caught in Pavlovskiy district

Counterfeiters caught in Pavlovskiy district

Due to the vigilance of the cashier in the Kushchevskaya district of the Krasnodar region, the local police managed to arrest a gang of counterfeiters. The woman came to the police with counterfeit banknotes detected in the cashbox. …

Azerbaijani diplomat severely beaten in Moscow

Azerbaijani diplomat severely beaten in Moscow

Head of the Consular Department at Azerbaijan's Embassy in Russia, adviser Emil Maharramov was severely beaten by a taxi driver in Moscow on Apr. 16. Maharramov was taken to a hospital, where he received urgent …

Criminal injures police officer in Sergey-Pole

Criminal injures police officer in Sergey-Pole

In the village of Sergey-Pole in Sochi's Lazarev district a police officer was injured while arresting a criminal, the operational services of the region reported. The attacker shot at the officer during an identity check. "As …

Three counterfeiters detained in Georgia

Three counterfeiters detained in Georgia

Employees of the Investigation Service of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia have detained three previously-convicted citizens on suspicion of counterfeiting. "At this stage of the investigation instances of 222 counterfeit …

Former deputy prime minister of Armenia detained

Former deputy prime minister of Armenia detained

Yesterday a former Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia, Vahan Shirkhanyan, was detained on criminal case According to the National Security Service (NSS) of the Republic, he is suspected of …

Varvara Karaulova to remain in custody until March 27th

Varvara Karaulova to remain in custody until March 27th

A student of the Faculty of Philosophy of Moscow State University, Alexandra Ivanova (Varvara Karaulova), who is accused of trying to join the Daesh terrorist group, which is banned in Russia, will remain in custody for …

Azerbaijan to toughen penalties for false bankruptcy

Azerbaijan to toughen penalties for false bankruptcy

Azerbaijan plans to toughen the penalties for false and deliberate bankruptcy of enterprises. This is envisaged in the draft amendments to the Code of Administrative Offences, which have been submitted for consideration by the Milli …

Vandals damage 40 graves in Orthodox cemetery in Maikop

Vandals damage 40 graves in Orthodox cemetery in Maikop

Vandals have desecrated about four dozen graves in an Orthodox cemetery in a suburb of the capital of Adygeya, the police have opened a criminal case, the head of the department on work with the territories of the mayor's office of Maikop, …