Alexander Bastrykin talks about initiation of investigation on event in South Osetia in 2008 by the International Criminal Court
On January 27 earlier this year the International Criminal Court authorized the prosecutor of this court to initiate investigation of war crimes committed during the armed conflict in South Ossetia in 2008. The date 08.08.08, a day of Georgian troops attack, has became a symbol of this tragedy. In the exclusive interview to "RG" Chairman of the Investigative committee of Russia Alexander Bastrykin mentioned Georgian military leaders accused in the framework of a criminal case being investigated in Russia on events in South Ossetia.
"After legacies of Bernard Shaw"
Major General of justice Vladimir Markin about reasons the West needs media war against Russia
Ahead of the second anniversary of the formation of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, the correspondent of "Interfax" met with the head of the Investigative Committee Directorate for the Republic of North Ossetia - Alania Major General Vitaly Volkov
2012 was rich in corruption scandals. It was discovered that officials in the Ministry of Defense, Federal Outer Space Agency, communal and housing services, agriculture were stealing milliards in most impudent way. How did this become possible and is there a way to stop it? We talked about this with Vladimir Makarov Head of Department for Control over Corruption Crimes of the Russia’s Investigative Committee (SKR).
Vladimir Markin, Major-General of Justice and the Head of Media Relations Directorate of the Investigative Committee told Interfax about work of the agency and investigation of high-profile cases
Searching for the truth
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation was established on 15 January 2009. The idea of independent investigatory unit of state authority is not new: for the first time it was implemented by Peter the Great during juridical reform. What is an underlying task of reconstitution of a similar body today? What are its objectives and ways to reach them? And its achievements if any? We are talking about it with Oleg DORONIN, head of the Mari-El Republic Investigations Directorate of the Russia’s Investigative Committee.
Makin investigation more efficient
On 15 January 2011, functions of prosecutor’s supervision and investigation were separated and the Investigative Committee became independent state body investigating the most difficult criminal cases.
Lieutenant General of Justice Vadim Yakovenko, head of Moscow Main Investigations Directorate of the Russia’s Investigative Committee told about solving serious crimes in many-million capital city, reasons to develop booklets for school children and amount of loss caused by corruption in the interview to ITAR-TASS on the day the Investigative Committee marks its second anniversary
Judge them for their actions
Alexander Bastrykin is sure that there are no people untouchable for his agency
At the Business Lunch at Rossiyskaya Gazeta Chairman of the Investigative Committee has told about investigation of high-profile crimes and new bills which will help to fight the most high-ranking corruption