Interior Ministry to probe how Russian criminals received Lithuanian residency permits
Monday, February 9, 2015
The national television news service announced that the Ministry of the Interior of Lithuania has promised to ascertain who and for what reason issued a residence permit to Akhmed Yevloyev, a Russian citizen who is alleged to be a high-ranking crime lord.
Akhmed Yevloyev, a high-ranking Russian criminal known as a "vor v zakone," or “thief in law", has been issued with a residence permit by the Migration Board of the Vilnius County Police Headquarters, a spokesman for Lithuanian Interior Minister Saulius Skvernelis confirmed to BNS on Saturday.
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