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Latest Investigative Committee Items
Two Russian opposition leaders were questioned by investigators on Wednesday, a day after they helped organize the largest protest against Vladimir Putin since his return to the presidency in May.
Tens of thousands of Russians flooded Moscow's tree-lined boulevards Tuesday in the first massive protest against President Vladimir Putin's rule since his inauguration in May — a rally that came even as police interrogated key opposition leaders.
Russia's civil aviation chief said that the plane that crashed Monday into a snowy field in Siberia, killing 31 people, appeared to have been de-iced improperly, but he said there was no indication that negligence had caused the crash.
Russia's top security official said Thursday that several people with information on last month's suicide bombing at the country's biggest airport have been detained and that the bomber was under the influence of mind-altering drugs.
A blaze killed nine people at a Russian nursing home on Monday, and investigators say it apparently started when an elderly resident doused himself in gasoline and set himself on fire.