Oleg Sokolov, 63, was drunk and fell into the river as he tried to dispose of body parts, Russian media said. Police then found the decapitated body of Anastasia Yeshchenko, 24, at his home in the city of St Petersburg. Prof Sokolov is a Napoleon expert who has received France’s Légion d’Honneur. “He has admitted […]Read More
Suspect of the killer of a Russian beauty queen in an attempt to steal her car has been sentenced to 21 years in prison has been arrested The victim had previously won the title of Mrs Chelyabinsk, a region in Russia’s Ural Mountains, and was a contender in the Mrs World Russia pageant. The victim […]Read More
Russia’s recent activities in Sudan and the Central African Republic have been the subject of intense speculation.
That’s because along with renewed economic ties, private Russian military contractors are reported to have been active in both countries.
This is particularly sensitive in Sudan, where there have been widespread, often violent anti-government protests.