Three gunned down at Moscow pawnshop

MOSCOW, March 18 (UPI) -- Gunmen killed three people at a Moscow pawnshop Friday, authorities said.

Russia arrests skinheads in race killing

MOSCOW, March 16 (UPI) -- Moscow police have arrested five racist skinheads for a killing and other attacks on minorities, an official said Wednesday.

Authorities know who bombed Moscow airport

MOSCOW, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Russian authorities say they have identified the suicide bomber that killed 35 people at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport on Jan. 24.

10 suspects held in race-hatred killings

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, June 17 (UPI) -- Russian police detained more than 10 men suspected of race-hatred killings, including that of a Ghanaian man in December, an official said Thursday.

5 arrested in deadly Russian bar fire

PERM, Russia, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- The death toll from a fireworks-ignited blaze at a nightclub in the Russian city of Perm climbed above 100 people Saturday, local investigators said.

Russia probes bombing of luxury train

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Russian authorities said they began an investigation into a terrorist bombing that caused a luxury train to derail, killing 26 people and injuring about 100.

Russia extends probe into genocide claims

MOSCOW, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- The investigation into claims of genocide and mass murder of civilians in the 2008 Georgia-Russia war was extended to February 2010, a Russian official said.

Off-duty police chief kills three

MOSCOW, April 27 (UPI) -- An off-duty police chief allegedly killed three people and injured six others Monday in a supermarket shooting in Moscow, police said.

Arrests made in attack on Russian banker

MOSCOW, April 8 (UPI) -- Several suspects have been arrested in the attempted murder of Konvers-Bank Chairman Alexander Antonov, Russian authorities said Wednesday.

20 die in Russian sub mishap, sailor held

MOSCOW, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Twenty people died aboard the Russian nuclear submarine Nerpa after a fire safety system was activated without permission, investigators said Thursday.

Russia plane crash kills 88

PERM, Russia, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- A Russian Aeroflot jetliner crashed in the Ural Mountains Sunday, killing all 88 people on board, officials said.

Bones said those of missing Romanovs

MOSCOW, June 24 (UPI) -- Bones found near the execution site of the Romanov family appear likely to be those of the heir to the Russian throne and his sister, authorities said Tuesday.

Gas blast kills 4, injures 4 in Russia

NAZRAN, Russia, June 13 (UPI) -- A natural gas blast in a convenience store in Nazran, Russia, left four people dead and four injured, officials said.

Russian official accused in theft plot

MOSCOW, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Russian Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak has been arrested on suspicion of belonging to a criminal ring.
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