Iraqi president calls for dialogue with KurdsWorld October 18, 8:20
Clashes between police, protestors over in downtown KievWorld October 18, 5:38
No plans to turn Kapustin Yar testing range into space center — chiefScience & Space October 18, 4:14
US court turns down Russia tycoon Deripaska’s libel suit against APWorld October 18, 4:13
Russian Defense Ministry tests new missile for Iskander short-range systemMilitary & Defense October 18, 1:18
Moscow court prolongs house arrest for director Serebrennikov to Jan 19, 2018World October 18, 1:11
Rusisan tennis star Sharapova comments on her performance in VTB Kremlin CupSport October 17, 19:29
Russia blacklists almost 400 football fansSport October 17, 18:48
Window for dialogue with Ukraine still open — diplomatRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 17, 18:40
MOSCOW, October 10 (Itar-Tass) — Moscow police have established the identity of the driver who provoked a tragic traffic accident last night in which a prominent actress, Marina Golub, was killed.
The owner of a Cadillac which rammed the car where the actress was is Alexei Rusakov. Police currently have been checking who exactly was at the wheel at the moment of the accident. According to a preliminary version, the driver was the car owner. Police do not rule out that the driver was drunk at the wheel, Moscow police told Itar-Tass.
Earlier, Rusakov had already been implicated in violation of traffic rules and given administrative punishments. The offenses in which Rusakov was implicated were drunk driving and driving on traffic lanes for the oncoming traffic.
A criminal case has been opened into a traffic accident in which the actress was killed, the press service of the Moscow Head Interior department said. The criminal case was opened on charges punished by the Russian Criminal Code for violation of traffic rules which entailed death of two and more people as a result of carelessness, the press service said.
The accident occurred shortly after midnight at the crossroads of Prospect Vernadskogo and Lobachevskogo street. Police reported a Cadillac driver ignored banning street lights and rammed the Hyundai, where the actress was. Afterwards, two more cars - a Kia and a Lada, rammed the two cars involved in the accident. The actress was killed on the scene.