Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 17

The three Russians arrested by ScotlandYard last week for laundering funds from Chechnya were also involved incriminal financial dealings in the US, Canada, and Austria, Moscow televisionreported May 22. The station said that more than 20 people are involved, andthat Scotland Yard believed the ring’s head was still in Moscow. Moscownewspapers have stressed the Chechen connection, but Moscow television’scomments underscore British arguments that ethnicity had very little to dowith this criminal ring.

IEA: Russian Nuclear Safety “Unsatisfactory.”