×
Enjoying ad-free content?
Since July 1, 2024, we have disabled all ads to improve your reading experience.
This commitment costs us $10,000 a month. Your support can help us fill the gap.
Support us
Our journalism is banned in Russia. We need your help to keep providing you with the truth.

Official Runs Over Girl

A senior Tatarstan official ran over a 14-year-old girl, leaving her in a coma, while driving a government-owned Audi sedan on Aug. 22, Komsomolskaya Pravda reported Wednesday.

The official, Pavel Chernov, who serves as the republic’s deputy transportation minister, has apologized to the parents of the girl, Alina Iskakova, who spent a week in a coma, but has since recovered, the report said. An investigation is ongoing, but no case has been opened against Chernov.

Local traffic police said the girl was crossing the road on her bicycle without checking for approaching cars.

(MT)


… we have a small favor to ask. As you may have heard, The Moscow Times, an independent news source for over 30 years, has been unjustly branded as a "foreign agent" by the Russian government. This blatant attempt to silence our voice is a direct assault on the integrity of journalism and the values we hold dear.

We, the journalists of The Moscow Times, refuse to be silenced. Our commitment to providing accurate and unbiased reporting on Russia remains unshaken. But we need your help to continue our critical mission.

Your support, no matter how small, makes a world of difference. If you can, please support us monthly starting from just $2. It's quick to set up, and you can be confident that you're making a significant impact every month by supporting open, independent journalism. Thank you.

Once
Monthly
Annual
Continue
paiment methods
Not ready to support today?
Remind me later.

Read more