Russians are getting so desperate that they’re making heroes out of criminals. by Galina Stolyarova ST. PETERSBURG | Does a suspended sentence of two and a half years sound a bit soft for kidnapping seven people? That is what a judge in Yekaterinburg has just awarded 23-year-old Yegor Bychkov. Bychkov was the head of a […]

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