Russian police beat up prominent rights activist, politician

Russian riot police have beaten up the head of a prominent rights group and the leader of a liberal opposition party as they evicted the rights organisation from its Moscow offices on Saturday, both men said.

Russian Police bust counterfeit gang

Russian Police have uncovered one of the largest US dollar counterfeit gangs in the country.

Russian police bust China drug chain

The drugs were disguised in transit as additives to animal feed and solid beverages, the FSKN said.

Eight gay activists arrested in St Petersburg

Russian police have broken up attempts to hold two gay rights rallies in St Petersburg, which this spring adopted a law against spreading "homosexual propaganda."

Russian police to undergo lie detector tests

The polygraph test and certification of police officers is part of ministry`s police reform.

Russian police arrest dozens at anti-govt rallies

Anti-Kremlin rallies were protesting against limits to freedom of assembly.

Over 20 seized at Moscow rally for slain lawyer: Police

Stanislav Markelov was shot in a brazen, broad-daylight killing 2 years ago.

Russian police detain 2,100 to prevent ethnic clash

Police have done so to prevent clash between ultra-nationalists and migrants.

Russian police swoop on opposition protest

Activists had gathered to protest against govt and embattled Moscow mayor.

Russian police seize critical book on Putin: Report

Lib opposition leader`s book was described by police as extremist literature.

Russian police detain opposition leader

Police prevented about 100 opposition
activists from marching through Moscow with a giant
Russian flag and detained two of their leaders, including
prominent politician Boris Nemtsov.

Russian police arrest Kremlin opponent at rally

Russian police have arrested a
leading Kremlin opponent at a demonstration demanding freedom
of assembly.

Russian police break up protests, scores detained

Russian police broke up anti-Kremlin protests in Moscow and St Petersburg on Sunday, and detained more than 100 demonstrators, including several opposition leaders.

‘Russian police kill two Chechen rebel leaders’

Police shot dead two alleged rebel
leaders in Russia`s volatile southern region of Chechnya today
in an operation led personally by President Ramzan Kadyrov,
the Interfax news agency reported.