Trump vows to 'totally destroy North Korea' if threatenedWorld September 19, 17:50
Russian top brass calls on US to not hamper Damascus’ fight against terrorismMilitary & Defense September 19, 17:49
Zapad-2017 exercise puts Russian army’s "nervous system" to testMilitary & Defense September 19, 17:33
Ukrainian conflict led to spike in hate speech, Russophobia — Council of EuropeWorld September 19, 17:00
Russian regions contribute scores of natural stones for memorial to Gulag victimsSociety & Culture September 19, 16:45
Warsaw police hunting vandals who desecrated Soviet military cemeteryWorld September 19, 16:39
Donbass truce first step towards lifting anti-Russian sanctions — German top diplomatWorld September 19, 16:36
Moscow court arrests man suspected of stabbing hiker to deathSociety & Culture September 19, 16:34
Zapad-2017: Large-scale Russia-Belarus military exercisesMilitary & Defense September 19, 16:31
YAROSLAVL, July 5 (Itar-Tass) - The Leninsky district court of Yaroslavl on Friday arrested city mayor Yevgeny Urlashov, accused of a graft attempt, until September 2, 2013, a source in the court's press service told Itar-Tass. Thereby the court granted an application filed by the investigation.
Yevgeny Urlashov, his deputy Dmitry Donskov, Maxim Poikalainen, director of the City Council's agency for the municipal order, and adviser to the mayor Alexei Lopatin were charged on Thursday, July 4, with "attempting to receive a bribe, by a group of persons upon entering into a prior collusion, and with extortion of a bribe in a particularly large amount". Andrei Zakharov was charged with "an attempt at mediation in bribing". The investigation initiated the arrest of all the five accused.
The investigation has launched a probe into Urlashov's receving yet another multimillion bribe.