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Suicide Bomb Kills 7 Russian Policemen At Funeral

AP | SERGEI VENYAVSKY | Posted 10.19.2012 | World

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia — A suicide bomber blew himself up as policemen in southern Russia gathered Sunday for the funeral of a slain colleague, k...

Police Uproot Russia Protest Camp

AP | Posted 05.16.2012 | World

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police dispersed a protest camp in central Moscow that had become a rallying point...

LOOK: Moscow Police Arrest 55 In Protests

AP | MIKHAIL METZEL | Posted 04.01.2012 | World

MOSCOW -- Police detained about 55 protesters on Sunday outside the gates to Red Square, which was unexpectedly closed to all visitors and tourists to...

Russian Police Charged With Torture In Deadly Rape, Death Of Detainee

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 05.29.2012 | World

MOSCOW — Russia's top investigative agency filed new charges Thursday against police officers accused of torturing detainees amid growing public...

Russian Police Chief Fired After Boy Was Beaten To Death

AP | Posted 02.10.2012 | World

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia -- Russia's president has fired the police chief of St. Petersburg, where a 15-year-old boy died after being beaten while in po...

Russian Police Find 29 Mummified Bodies In Historian's Home

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 01.07.2012 | World

MOSCOW — The Russian historian had always been open about his interest in the dead and eagerly described how he loved to rummage through cemeter...

Russian Police Officer Shoots Man Who Won't Give Up Subway Seat For Elderly

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Russian policeman has shot and wounded two passengers during rush hour on the Moscow metro after a row about giving up a seat for a pensioner, the i...

Russian Drivers Used As 'Human Shields' By Police

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Moscow's police chief has been forced to apologize after allegations that motorists were ordered to move their vehicles into the path of a speeding ge...

Alexey Dymovsky, Russian YouTube Police Whistle Blower, Charged With Fraud

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Russian prosecutors are filing fraud charges against a police officer who had complained on YouTube of abuse and corruption in the law ...

Russia's Whistleblower Cop Becomes Youtube Sensation

GlobalPost | Miriam Elder | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW, Russia -- Alexei Dymovsky sits in full uniform and stares at the camera with tired eyes....

Natalia Estemirova Killing The Latest In Attacks On Russian Activists

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Award-winning Russian rights activist Natalya Estemirova has been found dead hours after being kidnapped in Chechnya, reports Human Rights Watch. Es...

Russian Police Stage Murder To Catch Plotters

Times Online | Tony Halpin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In a scheme that could have been taken from a Hitchcock thriller, detectives arranged for Kermen Basangova, the head of a civil service academy in St ...

Russia Police Conduct Reforms Outlaw 'Indiscriminate Sex', 'Wicked Irony'

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Police in Russia have long had a reputation for three things: bribery, cruelty and ineptitude. Now the government is determined to change that image b...

Russian Police Free Hostages, Kill Gunman

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Russian security forces killed a masked gunman who seized five hostages at a Siberian bank Friday and the captives escaped unharmed, of...