June 25, 2014 15:12
Gang member detained in Thailand to be extradited to Russia
MOSCOW. June 25 (Interfax) - The Russian Investigative Committee is awaiting extradition from Thailand to Russia of a member of a gang involved in number of murders in 1990s, the Investigative Committee press office said.
"Alexander Matusov has just been detained thanks to the cooperation between the Russian and Thai law enforcement authorities and he will be brought to Russia soon to the investigator of the Russian Investigative Committee main investigative department for the Moscow region," the press office said in a statement obtained by Interfax on Wednesday.
After Matusov is brought to the investigator, he will be charged with several attempted murders of businessmen, the document said.
According to the information of investigators, on November 17, 1996, members of the gang headed by Pavel Bondartskov attacked four businessmen in the village of Sverdlovskoye in the Moscow region's Shchyolkovsky district - as a result three men were killed and one was injured.
Eight gang members, including its leaders, have been sentenced from six to 21 years in a maximum security colony and Izmestyev was sentenced to life imprisonment, the Investigative Committee said.
Another suspect accused in absentia - Oleg Rogatin - is still on the international wanted list, the press office said.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)
October 22, 2014
Official exchange rates for CIS and Baltic nations as of 22.10.2014
Israeli authorities are ready to extradite Grozovsky - source
Discussions underway on transferring 90% of Central Bank profits to Russian budget - Yudayeva
Czech Skoda to finish construction of Ukrainian nuclear plant - PM
VIETNAM POSTPONES SIGNING AGREEMENT WITH RUSSIA, IN TALKS WITH ROSNEFT ON SALE OF STAKE IN DUNG QUAT - NOVAK
Petropavlovsk cuts gold production 8.5% in 9M to 456,500 ounces (Part 3)
Oil prices may return to $90-$110 per barrel in future - Novak (Part 4)
VEB boosts export financing 45% in Jan-Aug to 184 bln rubles
Annual inflation at 8.3% according to Rosstat - Yudayeva
PhosAgro expects Argentina to scrap import duty on low-arsenic DAP
Daily Headline News for October 22, 2014
Moscow interbank bid, offered & actual rate
Ukraine's gas consumption will be cut by 24.5% this winter - Naftogaz