Ex-Russian MP’s suspected assassin’s ‘double’ pops up in UkraineWorld March 24, 16:59
Photos of the week: Putin at the theater, Trump behind the wheel and Erdogan playing ballSociety & Culture March 24, 16:39
Legendary Soviet test pilot Mikoyan passes away at 94Military & Defense March 24, 16:22
Russian Aerospace Force received 16 Su-34 fighter bombers in 2016Military & Defense March 24, 16:06
Russian diplomat notes ultimatums cause Syrian opposition to suffer defeatsRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 24, 15:46
Putin and Le Pen did not talk about National Front's financing — KremlinRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 24, 15:07
Kremlin expects ex-Duma member’s murder to be investigated thoroughlyRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 24, 15:05
Putin backs Russian Central Bank's key rate cut and regulator’s strategyBusiness & Economy March 24, 14:45
Vatican museums make exception for Tretyakov Gallery exhibitionSociety & Culture March 24, 14:41
MOSCOW, January 30. /ITAR-TASS/. A court in the Slovakian town of Cadca has sentenced long-distance truck driver Miroslav Keles to three years in prison for killing eight people in a car accident in Russia, the prosecutor’s office for the Moscow region told Itar-Tass on Thursday.
In 2008, Keles, driving a Volvo truck in the Odintsovo district of the Moscow region, violated road traffic rules and collided with the Ford-Transit minibus. As a result, eight minibus passengers died and two were seriously injured.
Prosecutors initiated criminal proceedings against Keles on charges of violating road traffic rules that caused the death of two or more people on negligence.
After the accident, Keles fled to his native Slovakia where he tried to escape from investigators.
In December 2011, the Russian Prosecutor General’s Office sent a formal request to Slovakia’s investigative bodies to initiate criminal proceedings against Keles in compliance with an inter-state treaty.
The court has also banned Keles from driving a vehicle for a period of five years.