Kadyrov blasts US charges against Russian gun activist as groundless

Kadyrov blasts US charges against Russian gun activist as groundless

Ramzan Kadyrov, the head of the Chechen Republic, has expressed his bewilderment over the US’ charges against Russian gun activist Maria Butina, who, he says, has done nothing illegal, yet finds herself in an American jail. “For several days in a row I see and hear the name Maria Butina everywhere. They write that she […]

Pussy Riot face charges of illegal use of uniforms after World Cup pitch invasion

Pussy Riot face charges of illegal use of uniforms after World Cup pitch invasion

A Moscow magistrate has charged four members of Pussy Riot with the illegal wearing of police uniforms after they stormed the pitch disguised as cops during the World Cup final. The decision was made Friday by the magistrate in the Moscow district of Khamovniki, the location of the Luzhniki stadium where the France-Croatia showpiece took […]

Movie mogul Weinstein pleads not guilty to sex assault charges

Movie mogul Weinstein pleads not guilty to sex assault charges

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sexually assaulting a woman in 2006, the third criminal sex assault case brought against him. More than 70 women, mostly young actresses and women employed in other areas of the movie business, have accused the 66-year-old cofounder of the […]

French court drops money-laundering charges against Russian Senator Kerimov

French court drops money-laundering charges against Russian Senator Kerimov

A court in France’s Aix-en-Provence has cleared Russian senator and key shareholder in the country’s largest gold producer, Suleiman Kerimov, of money-laundering charges and changed his status to ‘witness.’ However, Nice Public Prosecutor Jean-Michel Pretre has indicated that his agency will analyze the decision and is likely to appeal it, Russian news agency RBC reported […]

Animal Rights Activists Face Multiple Felony Charges, Brought by Prosecutors With Ties to Smithfield Foods

Animal Rights Activists Face Multiple Felony Charges, Brought by Prosecutors With Ties to Smithfield Foods

Six animal rights activists in California have been charged with multiple felony counts in two separate criminal cases brought by Utah prosecutors last month. If convicted, they could face many years in prison. These charges raise serious questions about whether prosecutors are attempting to unconstitutionally punish the activists for filming, documenting and exposing abuses by the agricultural industry that dominates the […]

Harvey Weinstein Finally Surrenders to Authorities on Sex Crime Charges

Harvey Weinstein surrendered to authorities in Manhattan Friday morning to face charges of rape and sexual abuse stemming from an investigation launched by the Manhattan District Attorney and New York Police Department. The alleged incidents took place in 2013 and 2004 and involve two women.  WATCH: @NBCNews Special Report: Harvey Weinstein turns himself into police. […]

Navy SEALs Face Sexual Assault Charges and Drug Investigation

Navy SEALs Face Sexual Assault Charges and Drug Investigation

The commanding officer and the senior enlisted adviser of a Virginia Beach-based Navy SEAL team deployed in East Africa have been relieved of their duties because of allegations of sexual assault and harassment. In addition, 11 members of other East Coast SEAL units tested positive for drugs and face disciplinary action, according to a Navy […]

Harvey Weinstein, Rape Charges in Paz de la Huerta Case Highly Unlikely

Harvey Weinstein, Rape Charges in Paz de la Huerta Case Highly Unlikely

Harvey WeinsteinRape Charges in Paz de la Huerta Case … Highly Unlikely 12/11/2017 1:00 AM PST EXCLUSIVE Harvey Weinstein is under investigation for allegedly raping Paz de la Huerta on 2 occasions, but law enforcement sources tell TMZ a prosecution is highly unlikely. De la Huerta says in November 2010, Weinstein went to her apartment, […]