Novaya Gazeta has obtained a document indicating that Aleksandr Bastrykin, head of the Investigative Committee, has submitted his resignation.
Tag: Vladimir Markin
Negligence by the management of Domodedovo Airport enabled the 2011 terrorist attack on the airport, said Vladimir Markin, spokesman for the Investigative Committee. While a settlement has been reached between management of Domodedovo and the victims, the owner of the airport, Dmitry Kamenshchik, remains under house arrest.
As can be expected, there is a wide range of theories now being published and discussed about the possible forces behind the assassination of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down February 27, two days before he was to lead a protest march against the Russian government’s war on Ukraine and its anti-crisis measures. […]
Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. The previous issue is here. UPDATES BELOW Both government and opposition have advanced various theories about the people behind the assassination of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, ranging from a jealous lover […]
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In response to the “desecration” of the Russian national flag by the American rock band the Bloodhound Gang during a performance in Ukraine, Russia’s Interior Ministry (MVD) is seeking to file criminal charges and try the band’s bassist under Article 329 of the Russian Criminal Code. However, the band and the member under question are […]
The Russian Investigative Committee intends to press charges against Ilya Ponomarev, State Duma Deputy from Just Russia, in connection with an investigation of payments of hundreds of thousands of dollars made to him by the Skolkovo Fund, and plans to strip him of his parliamentary immunity. Vladimir Markin, the official representative of the Investigative Committee […]
[Vladimir Markin, head of media liaisons for the Russian Federation Investigative Committee, has recently become the main supplier of political news. His commentaries and interviews not only lead to feverish discussion about who’s in and who’s out in the Kremlin, they arguably result in the immediate firings of the ill-favored: That’s what happened after Markin […]