The Russian Supreme Court annulled a jury's verdict acquitting four members of a military intelligence unit who were charged with killing six civilians in Chechnya and ordered a retrial.
The new trial will be held in a military court in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, Supreme Court spokesman Pavel Odintsov said.
A jury acquitted Capt. Eduard Ulman and three subordinates of murder charges in May in a retrial following their initial acquittal.
The defendants, accused of killing six civilians who were riding in a truck that passed their position in 2002, claimed they were acting on superiors' orders, the AP reports.
The Russian Defence Ministry acknowledged that the Americans treat Russian military men in Syria with respect. The Americans always warn Russia accordingly, but not Israel
After the incident with the shootdown of the Ilyushin Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea, Russia will supply an S-300 anti-aircraft missile system to Syria
Indeed, how dare they run US-independent policy? They should have followed the example of the European Union that turned independent states of the Old World into US-ditto entities