Sergei Balashov, Deputy Prefect of Moscow's western administrative district, was killed Friday morning in the capital of Russia, the main interior department of Moscow has reported. According to the department's information, Sergei Balashov was fired at at around 8.45 a.m. in Ivan Franko street in Kuntsevo district and died of a gunshot wound. So far, the law enforcement bodies have declined to comment on the incident but they do not rule out the possibility of a contract murder.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said