AM News: Russian FM Criticizes NATO for Inaction On Turkish Coup; Bastrykin Initiated Arrests at IC

July 21, 2016
Aleksandr Bastrykin, head of Russia's Investigative Committee. Photo by Gleb Shchelkunov

LIVE UPDATES: Aleksandr Bastrykin, head of the Investigative Committee initiated the cases of seven investigators on charges of bribe-taking.

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