Russian president Vladimir Putin met with interior minister Boris Gryzlov on Friday, according to the presidential press secretary Alexei Gromov. At the meeting on a suggestion from the president, the minister provided a detailed report on the present criminal situation in the country and the results of the fight against crime over the last 9 months since January 2001.
The head of Russian Technologies, Sergei Chemezov, clarified the fate of anti-aircraft guided missiles that Russia was supposed to deliver to China
The Basmanny Court of Moscow arrested Michael Calvey, the founder of Baring Vostok investment fund, on allegations of embezzling 2.5 billion rubles from Vostochny Bank. Calvey will be held in custody until April 13