South Korea parliament votes for impeachment of President ParkWorld December 09, 10:18
Lavrov says Moscow is uncertain whether Iraqi Al-Qaim was bombed on purposeRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 09, 9:05
US Congress votes to make Magnitsky Act applicable to other statesWorld December 09, 8:18
Analysts assume Trump poised to improve ties with RussiaWorld December 09, 8:12
UN envoy on Syria suggests resumption of intra-Syrian talksWorld December 09, 6:42
US Senate prohibits defense cooperation with RussiaMilitary & Defense December 09, 4:55
Russia and Cuba sign defense cooperation program until 2020Military & Defense December 09, 3:26
Putin jokingly suggests Russia should develop teleportationScience & Space December 09, 2:07
Russian investigators conduct searches across Russia over doping casesSport December 09, 1:52
MOSCOW, December 05. /ITAR-TASS/. Moscow regional court on Thursday set the date for passing the verdict in a plane hijacking attempt case for December 9.
The prosecutor, in an emotional speech insisted that defendant Sergei Kabalov was guilty on two counts, including battery, urging the jurors to "do their civic duty to put a barrier to air hooligans."
Kabalov denied the plane hijacking charges, while his lawyers called the incident "a provocation by incompetent plane crew members."
Following the incident, Kabalov was put on the international wanted list and detained in Grodno region, Belarus, on March 7. He was convoyed to Moscow on May 18.
If convicted, he might face seven to 12 years in prison.