An investigation into the case of Salman Raduyev, a notorious Chechen warlord, has been completed, the materials being submitted to court, says Murad Umariyev, chief of North-Caucasian unit of the procurator generals’ office headquartered in Yessentuki, a mineral water resort town. According to Mr. Umariyev, together with Mr. Raduyev, several his accomplices will also stand trial. Mr. Umariyev would not name those accomplices, neither specified he where and when the court hearings were to take place saying it was beyond his scope, RIA Novosti reports. One of the most high-profile crimes a 33-year-old Raduyev is accused of is a raid of the town of Kizlyar 5 years ago. Then, over 2,000 people were taken hostage – they were held in a local hospital building. The building was then stormed by federal militia resulting in 51 people dead.
Photos show many anti-Ukrainian and anti-EU slogans that the farmers use in their demonstration. One of the banners attached to a tractor calls on Russian President Vladimir Putin to bring "Ukraine, Brussels and our rulers” to order