Over 1,000 Syrian settlements join reconciliation process - Russian defense ministryWorld December 06, 3:27
Italian president asks Renzi to delay resignation until budget passedWorld December 06, 3:24
Senior Russian MP blames deadly Aleppo hospital shelling on oppositionWorld December 06, 3:20
Kiev plans to discuss Russian gas purchases on December 9 — NaftogazBusiness & Economy December 06, 0:38
Russia, China veto UN Security Council resolution on Aleppo ceasefireWorld December 05, 23:10
Putin tells about his dream, alcohol tests and advises not to neglect personal lifeSociety & Culture December 05, 23:05
UN Security Council should vote on Aleppo after US-Russian talks — envoyWorld December 05, 22:21
Putin says confident in development of Russian helicopter industryMilitary & Defense December 05, 21:15
Russian diplomat hopes Aleppo’s liberation will pave way for political dialogueRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 05, 21:13
MOSCOW, August 9 (Itar-Tass) — The Moscow City Court on Thursday sentenced to life imprisonment Vladimir Golban, 50, accused of masterminding the murder of Magadan region governor Valentin Tsvetkov in Moscow in 2002.
The court took into account Golban's earlier criminal convictions.
The second defendant, Sergei Filippenko, 42, was sentenced to eight years in a maximum security penitentiary.
Earlier, a panel of jurors found both defendants guilty, saying the evidence against them proved their involvement in organizing Tsvetkov's murder.
The investigator said Golban, in August 2002, took the contract to murder Tsvetkov for a remuneration of 100,000 U.S. dollars. He set up a criminal group which included Filippenko and other persons.