Support The Moscow Times!

Moscow Gets New Prosecutor

The Moscow City Duma on Thursday approved Sergei Kudeneyev as the new city prosecutor, replacing Yury Syomin, who was moved to head a department at the Prosecutor General's Office.

Kudeneyev, 50, formerly a department head at the Prosecutor General's Office, told lawmakers that he is not planning big reshuffles, Interfax reported. He has not commented on his new deputy, Alexander Kozlov, who is implicated in a gambling ring scandal.


Read more

Independent journalism isn’t dead. You can help keep it alive.

The Moscow Times’ team of journalists has been first with the big stories on the coronavirus crisis in Russia since day one. Our exclusives and on-the-ground reporting are being read and shared by many high-profile journalists.

We wouldn’t be able to produce this crucial journalism without the support of our loyal readers. Please consider making a donation to The Moscow Times to help us continue covering this historic time in the world’s largest country.