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Russia – ITL set to showcase latest recyclers and facial recognition at Russia’s VendExpo

Innovative Technology is set to demo its latest products aimed at the vending and self-service market at Moscow’s VendExpo on March 23 to 25 2021. The 14th international exhibition of vending technologies and self-service systems will be held at the Expo centre following the postponement of the event last year due to the pandemic. Georgiy…

Russia – Moscow authorities close down 15 illegals including North Korean embassy casino

Russian police have closed down an underground casino being run within the confines of the North Korean embassy. The authorities in Moscow shut down 15 illegal casinos or slot halls last week alone following a crackdown from the city’s Investigative Committee. Around 100 people were arrested with over 80 homes being raided. The Committee confirmed:…

Russia – Moscow police continue to close down illegals

Russian police have recently closed a further 36 illegal casinos in Moscow and the Moscow Region, seizing almost 500 slot machines along the way. The Interior Ministry’s press centre said: “Officials from the Interior Ministry’s Main Economic Security Department carried out a set of operations eliminating 36 illegal gambling clubs in Moscow and in the…

Russia –‘Gambling affair’ prosecutor to be tried in Moscow

Moscow’s high profile ‘gambling affair’ could yet come to a dramatic conclusion following the extradition from Poland of Alexander Ignatenko, Moscow’s former Deputy Prosecutor. Mr. Ignatenko has been wanted for questioning following accusations that he oversaw a racketeering ring that turned a blind eye from closing down and prosecuting illegal casinos across Moscow. A Moscow court…

Russia – Illegal casino case could collapse

The high-profile 2012 case concerning a network of illegal casinos in Moscow and the prosecutors that are alleged to have taken on the roles of protection racketeers as outlined by investigators into the case could be on the verge of collapsing. Deputy Prosecutor General Viktor Grin has filed a submission to the Supreme Court claiming…

Russia – Moscow police swoop on Arbat casino

Moscow police have shut down a large-scale casino on the busy street of Novy Arbat where they have confiscated gambling tables and slot machines for the second time in less than a year. The main thoroughfare through the Arbat district used to be the home to several, huge casino complexes before legislation was introduced to ostracise casinos to four remote gambling zones….

Russia-Six more Moscow illegals shut down

Russian law enforcement authorities have shut down six casinos that had been operating for three months in Moscow. They claim that the illegal venues were making profits of 6m rubles ($184,000) a month. A former police officer, who was discharged in 2007, was among the suspects arrested. Casino gambling became illegal in most parts of…