Moscow: Court Witnesses to Receive Bodyguards

Moscow- Witnesses whose testimony in court could cost them their lives will get bodyguards and possibly plastic surgery under a witness protection program approved by the Cabinet. The $35.5 million program is meant to shore up the country’s shaky criminal justice system, the government said. 

This has always been a serious problem in Russia, and It will be interesting to see if this initiative gets off the ground. 

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