Russian lawmaker arrested in parliament for suspected murder

FILE PHOTO: Russian lawmaker Rauf Arashukov attends a session of the Federation Council, the upper house of parliament, in Moscow, Russia February 15, 2017. REUTERS/Kommersant Photo/Gleb Schelkunov/File Photo

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian lawmaker was arrested on Wednesday during a session of the upper house of parliament and was led away to face questions over two murders after failing in a bid to flee the chamber. Russia’s senior prosecutor attended the plenary session and unexpectedly made the case for the arrest of 32-year-old […]

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