As Russians mark an official day of mourning for the victims of the floods disaster, public officials scramble to deflect blame.
Russian policeman Alexei Dymovsky, who became famous in his homeland after he posted a video on YouTube alleging widespread police corruption, was arrested on corruption charges last week. Human rights campaigners say his arrest was "revenge."
01/25/2010 12:28 pm
Russian policeman Alexei Dymovsky accused his boss of corruption on YouTube. He got fired, but dozens of people followed suit – and the Interior Ministry agreed to look into it.
11/23/2009 12:00 am