Military aviation deployed in Kazakhstan and Russia's Siberia ahead of Soyuz launchScience & Space July 26, 7:21
UN Security Council blocks statement condemning attack on Russian embassy in DamascusWorld July 26, 4:27
Russia looks into its citizen’s removal from domestic US flightWorld July 26, 3:43
US House of Representatives passes bill to toughen sanctions on RussiaWorld July 26, 1:09
Diplomat blasts US media reports on Russia's alleged arms supplies to TalibanRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 25, 21:39
Putin, Iraqi vice-president discuss possible supplies of T-90 tanksMilitary & Defense July 25, 21:18
Sports minister hopes for Russia’s membership reinstatement with IAAF before 2018Sport July 25, 20:47
The highlights of 2017 FINA World ChampionshipsSport July 25, 19:37
IAAF to hear report on Russia’s reinstatement ahead of 2017 Athletics World ChampionshipSport July 25, 19:25
TVER, August 4 (Itar-Tass) —— Tver policemen on Saturday detained a man suspected of killing five-year-old Bogdan Prakhov in the Vladimir Region's Petushki district, a regional police department source told Itar-Tass.
The detained man is a previously convicted resident of Chita.
An investigation and examinations of experts are underway, the source said.
Until the DNA examination results are received, it is early to say exactly, he noted.
The Russian Investigative Committee's spokesman Vladimir Markin confirmed the information about the detention,
The suspect is detained in Tver. He gave himself up. An investigation is underway to check whether it was him who committed the crime. Examinations and other investigation work are underway, and only when the examinations confirm it, it is possible to say whether he committed the crime, Markin noted.
"We officially confirm the fact that the suspect is detained by criminal investigation department officers. It is a 39-year-old native of the Amur Region, a department press centre source said on Saturday.
The detained man was previously convicted of murder and was released from the prison recently, the source said.
On June 19, an unknown man abducted the boy in the area of the Sad Mir country houses on the outskirts of the village of Gribovo, the Petushki district. The man came out of the forest, seized the boy who was riding a bicycle and went away with the boy. The child was found dead the next day in the forest 700 metres from the place. A criminal case was opened over the murder.