Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a new law allowing State Duma deputies to be stripped of their positions for prolonged absenteeism, the Slon.ru news website reported Wednesday.
A fourth suspect in the murder of the policeman and his family in Russia's southern town of Syzran has been detained, the Interfax news agency reported Wednesday.
Spanish authorities have issued an arrest warrant for several high-ranking Russian officials suspected of mafia ties in the country, the Rosbalt.ru news website reported Tuesday.
An American-Russian center to ensure a rapid response to violations of the cease-fire in Syria will be opened in the coming days in Geneva, the Interfax news agency reported Tuesday.
One of the suspects detained for the brutal murder of a policeman and his family in the southern Russian town of Syzran said he and his accomplices initially planned to rob the house.
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