All doping tests of Russian players at 2014 FIFA World Cup are negativeSport June 25, 15:10
Police refrains from calling Newcastle incident a terrorist attackWorld June 25, 13:14
Putin offers condolences to Pakistan’s president over fire victimsRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 25, 12:39
Fire of fuel tank kills 123 people in Pakistan - TVWorld June 25, 7:58
Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid al-FitrSociety & Culture June 25, 5:18
Mexico knocks out Russia from FIFA Confederations Cup with 2-1 win in KazanSport June 24, 19:59
Putin visits Crimean youth camp ArtekSociety & Culture June 24, 19:42
Conflict around Qatar should be settled by diplomatic means - source at Foreign MinistryRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 24, 16:44
More than 237,000 fans attend Confederations Cup matches already - Deputy PM MutkoSport June 24, 15:03
MOSCOW, September 6 (Itar-Tass) — Moscow city police chief Vladimir Kolokoltsev suspended the commander of the 6th road police battalion after a check into the case of driving into an incoming lane by a Range Rover reportedly belonging to well-known film producer Nikita Mikhalkov.
The video of the incident was placed on the Internet by activists of the Blue Buckets Society (set up to protest officials' abuse of car sirens) who passed it to the city's road police for a probe.
Road police formally answered one of the activists that cases of administrative offences had been opened, but that the identity of the driver had not been ascertained. Therefore, police said they had nobody to hold responsible.
On Monday, Kolokoltsev ordered acting Moscow road police chief Col Vladimir Tomchak to investigate the incident in a day.
Tomchak reported to Kolokoltsev on Tuesday that police had failed to take full measures to hold the traffic regulations violator responsible.
He said "the 6th special battalion commander issued a resolution to drop proceedings within the case due to the expiration of the term for holding responsible for administrative offence."
Kolokoltsev then signed a degree suspending the 6th special battalion commander for lack of proper control over his subordinates' work.
"The documents on his dismissal have been sent to the Russian Interior Ministry," the press service of the Moscow city police said.