The first criminal case for not informing of a crime filed against a resident of Chechnya Askhab Hizriev, who did not report to the police about his friend’s plans to join a terrorist organization.
On Wednesday, January 11, the draft law on transferring the first precedent of domestic battering from criminal offenses to administrative offenses has passed the first reading in the State Duma.
Court in Vladivostok ruled to destroy the Bible and the Gospel in the Synodal Translation, says Credo.Ru referencing a representative of the organization Salvation Army.
The head of the Investigative Committee of Russia Alexander Bastrykin called for the abolition of the moratorium on the death penalty for people convicted for murder.
Russia refused to participate in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC). The corresponding decree was signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The State Duma adopted a bill allowing citizens to sign short-term contracts to participate in military operations inside the country and abroad.
According to the website of Investigative Committee of Russia, Russian Minister of Economy and Development Alexei Ulyukayev was detained on charges of taking bribes in a large scale.
As reported by The Guardian, former employee of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) Edward Snowden asked President Barack Obama to pardon him.
British media regulator Ofcom (Office of Communications) started an investigation against the TV channel RT.
In the city of Yalta in the annexed Crimea a pensioner Alexander Strekalin poured gasoline on himself and committed self-immolation.