Russian Interior Ministry

Interior Minister: Bulgaria has Still Not Received an Answer from Russia as to Why Christo Grozev is Wanted

"For now, there is no answer from Russia as to why Christo Grozev has been declared wanted." This was stated by the Acting Minister of Internal Affairs, Ivan Demerdzhiev, from the parliamentary rostrum. A letter was sent to the Russian Federation demanding that the reasons be given:

The EU and Reporters Without Borders Defended Bulgarian Journalist Christo Grozev over Russia's Actions against him

"We remind Russia that the right to information is enshrined in the international documents to which Moscow is a party", said today a spokesperson for the European Commission in response to a question related to the announcement that the Bulgarian investigative journalist Christo Grozev is wanted by the Russian authorities, BTA reported.

The Russians have over 60 Million Cars

The number of registered vehicles in Russia has reached over 60.5 million vehicles, TASS reported from the press centre of the Russian Interior Ministry.

Statistics show that Russians buy cars most often in the spring and early summer, since then the peak of registrations is then.

Compared to a year earlier, the number of vehicles increased by 1.3%.

Security tightened at Turkey's missions in Russia

Security has been tightened at Turkey's diplomatic missions in Russia following the Dec. 19 assassination of Russia's ambassador in Ankara, the Russian Interior Ministry has stated.      
"The police stepped up security at Turkey's diplomatic missions in the Russian Federation," ministry spokeswoman Irina Volk was quoted as saying by the official TASS news agency.