18 January 1992

"The New York Times" publishes interview with Dmitry Afanasiev

As if elements of the novel "Gorky Park" had sprung to life, the F.B.I. and Russian security police teamed this week to crack a $1.6 million kidnapping-and-ransom scheme that threatened the lives of two foreigners in Moscow...

18 January 1992

Latest news on international kidnapping case by the Associated Press newswire

U.S., Australian and Russian authorities teamed up to arrest 10 people accused of kidnapping two people near Moscow and trying to extort $ 1.6 million from their relatives in New Jersey, the FBI said Friday...