IN SPAIN, RUSSIAN MAFIA TRIAL HAS COMMENCED




Hassam Hameed-TDO-20.02.2018- A Russian MP has been accused of money laundering along with other seventeen suspects, and have gone for trial in Spain. Money Laundering is said to be done for Russian mafia. It is alleged that some of the suspects have connections with the Russian government.

Russian MP Vladislav Reznik is said to be belonging to the inner circle of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Also 5 Spanish people are arrested who are thought to be involved in helping the Russians.

This case started in 2008, in operation Troika which had twenty Russians arrested since then.

Alleged boss of the gang Gennady Petrov was arrested in 2008 but managed to escape back to Russia.