• INTERPOL Moscow
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    27 September 1990
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Law enforcement services in the Russian Federation are provided by several different departments of the Ministry of the Interior:

  • Criminal Investigation;
  • Economic Security and Corruption Counteraction;
  • Extremism Counteraction;
  • Transport;
  • Public Order and Coordination of Interaction with Executive Authorities of the regions of the Russian Federation;
  • Traffic Safety;
  • Private and Public Property Protection;
  • Witness Protection;
  • Safety of International Major Events;
  • Support for Specialized Aviation Units;
  • Inquiries;
  • Investigation;
  • Internal Troops;
  • Internal Affairs.


The INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Russia serves as the central platform for operational information exchange between Russian law-enforcement entities and the INTERPOL law enforcement community.   

Main areas of activity

The NCB works to combat a number of priority crimes with an international dimension, including:

  • The search for, location and identification of fugitives and missing people;
  • Organized crime and terrorism;
  • Economic crime and counterfeit currency;
  • Trafficking in stolen vehicles;
  • Theft of cultural heritage and works of art;
  • Drug trafficking;
  • Illegal trade and smuggling of firearms, ammunition and explosives;
  • High-tech crime;
  • Crimes connected with document forgery.

There are 80 regional divisions of INTERPOL Moscow which operate throughout the Russian Federation. First created in 1997, their main tasks and functions are similar to those of INTERPOL Moscow but have a more regional focus, serving primarily as a liaison link for regional investigations, crime fighting and the search for fugitives. 

INTERPOL Moscow in action
26 June 2017

Security issues focus of INTERPOL Chief meeting with Russian Interior Minister

MOSCOW, Russia – Combating terrorism and transnational crime was the focus of a meeting between INTERPOL’s Secretary General and the Russian Minister of the Interior in Moscow.Secretary General Jürgen Stock and Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev discussed a range of security issues, including cybercrime, as well as the need for greater information sharing to e...
21 June 2017

INTERPOL gathers investigators to share intelligence on Transnational Eurasian Organized Crime

MOSCOW, Russia – Investigators from 21 countries met to share operational intelligence on Transnational Eurasian Organized Crime (TEOC) as part of INTERPOL’s Project Millennium.The two-day (20 and 21 June) meeting saw participants updated on the new Millennium analysis file which compiles selected and analyzed data on high-ranking members of these crime g...
02 March 2017

Anti-wildlife trafficking operation results in global arrests and seizures

LYON, France – A global operation tackling the illegal trade in wildlife and timber has resulted in the identification of nearly 900 suspects and 1,300 seizures of illicit products worth an estimated USD 5.1 million.The results, announced ahead of World Wildlife Day (3 March), mark INTERPOL’s ongoing commitment to supporting its 190 member countries in co...
28 July 2016

More than 2,700 human trafficking victims rescued in INTERPOL-coordinated operation

An operation targeting human trafficking in South and Central America has resulted in the rescue of more than 2,700 victims, 134 arrests and the dismantling of at least seven organized crime networks.Coordinated by INTERPOL’s Regional Bureau for South America, Operation Intercops - Spartacus III was conducted in two parts, initially concentrating on three...
09 June 2016

Online sale of fake medicines and products targeted in INTERPOL operation

LYON, France - Fake cancer medication, substandard HIV and diabetes testing kits, counterfeit dental equipment and illicit surgical equipment – just a snapshot of the potentially life-threatening drugs and goods seized during INTERPOL’s Operation Pangea IX.Targeting the illicit online sale of medicines and medical devices and involving some 193 police, cu...
20 April 2016

Bringing key INTERPOL players to the forefront of international policing

Nothing illustrates the quality of a service more powerfully than the testimony of its users. With INTERPOL’s 12th annual Heads of National Central Bure...
10 November 2015

INTERPOL cooperation leads to first Sierra Leone-Russia extradition

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – A Russian company director wanted on charges of business fraud has been extradited to the Russian capital from Sierra Leone following intensive police co-operation between the INTERPOL National Central Bureaus (NCB) in Freetown and Moscow.Accused of defrauding a national bank using counterfeit documents, 58-year-old Russian citize...
14 October 2015

Russia celebrates 25 years of INTERPOL membership

MOSCOW, Russia – The Russian Federation marked its 25th anniversary of INTERPOL membership on 27 September 2015 with a commemorative ceremony at the Ministry of Interior bringing together senior Ministry officials, INTERPOL officers from 25 years ago and current staff from INTERPOL’s National Central Bureau (NCB) in Russia."We are proud to mark 25 ye...
28 September 2015

Fugitive extradited following strong cooperation between Russia and Austria INTERPOL Bureaus

LYON, France – A Russian INTERPOL Red Notice subject suspected of leading a violent organized crime gang in Siberia for nearly 20 years has been extradited from Austria to Russia as a result of investigative collaboration between the INTERPOL National Central Bureaus (NCBs) in Vienna and Moscow.Anatoly Radchenko is the suspected mastermind behind the noto...
13 April 2015

INTERPOL coordinates global operation to take down Simda botnet

SINGAPORE - The Simda botnet, believed to have infected more than 770,000 computers worldwide, has been targeted in a global operation coordinated from the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI) in Singapore.In a series of simultaneous actions around the world, on Thursday 9 April, 10 command and control servers were seized in the Netherlands, with...
17 September 2014

INTERPOL Chief underscores ongoing cooperation during Moscow visit

MOSCOW, Russia – INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble has met with Russia’s Minister of Interior and Head of Police, Vladimir Kolokoltsev, to reinforce INTERPOL’s longstanding cooperation with Russia in international security efforts.Minister Kolokoltsev said strengthening international law enforcement cooperation via INTERPOL is crucial for Russia...
02 October 2013

International collaboration via INTERPOL leads to arrest of suspected child abuser

LYON, France – A year-long investigation supported by INTERPOL’s Crimes Against Children unit which began in the United States has led to the arrest in Russia of a man accused of sexually abusing his eight-year-old niece and sharing the images and videos online.The investigation started in November 2012, when authorities in the US seized abuse images and...
09 July 2013

Seven-time world champion and Chess Grandmaster Anatoly Karpov checks in at INTERPOL headquarters

LYON, France – Chess Grandmaster and seven-time former World Champion Anatoly Karpov met with staff at the INTERPOL General Secretariat headquarters during his visit to Lyon as a delegate at the Technology Against Crime Forum.Comparing chess to policing, the Russian Grandmaster said; “to beat your opponent you need to create a plan, study the game of your...
29 April 2013

INTERPOL recognizes Russian police for swift capture of suspect in fatal shooting in Belgorod

LYON, France – The Head of INTERPOL has recognized the professionalism of Russian law enforcement in the swift location and arrest of the suspect in the recent Belgorod shooting in which six people were killed, including a 14-year-old girl.Following the shooting on Monday 22 April, Russian authorities launched a massive manhunt involving some 2,000 office...
20 March 2013

Kaspersky Lab to support INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation with advanced tools and expertise

MOSCOW, Russia – Underlining the importance of collective efforts to fight cyber criminals and secure the Internet, INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble met with Eugene Kaspersky, the founder and CEO of Kaspersky Lab, as part of efforts by the world police body to strengthen the global fight against cybercrime by engaging with private sector leaders...
20 March 2013

INTERPOL Chief underlines Russia’s strategic security role during Moscow visit

MOSCOW, Russia – INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble has highlighted Russia’s active role in international security efforts through its strategic importance in cross-border crime prevention and law enforcement cooperation in the region and beyond.At a meeting with Russia’s Minister of Interior and Head of Police, Vladimir Kolokoltsev, as part of a...
07 February 2013

Attempted murder suspect and INTERPOL target arrested by police in Russia

LYON, France – A Moldovan national wanted for attempted murder in Romania and the subject of an INTERPOL Red Notice has been arrested by police in Russia.Vitalie Proca, who is accused of the attempted murder of a man in Bucharest, was arrested on Wednesday by officers with the Moscow Criminal Investigation Unit and the INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NC...
08 August 2012

INTERPOL operation leads to arrest of mastermind of multimillion Euro car smuggling ring

LYON, France – The suspected mastermind behind a global car smuggling ring, estimated to have trafficked luxury and sports vehicles worth around EUR 6 million since 2009, has been arrested following an INTERPOL-coordinated operation.The Russian national was taken into custody in Venice, Italy following INTERPOL’s Operation Eastbound which coordinated the...
29 July 2012

INTERPOL wildlife operation results mark Global Tiger Day

LYON, France – INTERPOL is marking Global Tiger Day with the announcement of an operation aimed at protecting this iconic species and other big cats threatened with extinction and targeting the individual and organized crime groups behind the illicit activity.Operation Prey, conducted across Bhutan, China, India and Nepal led has so far led to nearly 40 a...
15 April 2011

INTERPOL hunt for international fugitives leads to numerous arrests across South America

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – An INTERPOL operation targeting 207 internationally-wanted fugitives wanted for serious crimes including murder, kidnapping, organized crime and child sexual abuse believed to be hiding in South America has led to arrests across the continent and new investigative leads established for almost a quarter.Investigative leads develop...
07 April 2011

Head of Moscow airport terror attack probe provides INTERPOL with investigative leads

LYON, France - In a landmark move for international law enforcement co-operation between Russia and INTERPOL against terrorism, the head of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, Alexander Bastrykin, today met with the head of INTERPOL to deliver key investigative findings for follow-up by INTERPOL in the on-going investigation into the Do...
25 January 2011

INTERPOL condemns Moscow airport terror attack, pledges investigative assistance to Russia

LYON, France – INTERPOL has condemned Monday's terror attack at Moscow's Domodedovo airport which killed at least 35 people and injured more than 100 following what Russian investigators said was a suicide bombing in the airport's busy international arrivals hall.With INTERPOL's Command and Co-ordination Centre at its General Secretariat headquarters in L...
07 October 2010

Illegal tiger trade targeted by international operation co-ordinated by INTERPOL

LYON, France – An international law enforcement operation co-ordinated by INTERPOL against the illegal trade in tigers has led to the arrest of some 25 individuals suspected of taking part in the illicit trade of one of the world’s most endangered species. The two-month operation (August-September) involved national enforcement agencies in six tiger-range...
27 September 2010

Russia celebrates 20th anniversary as INTERPOL member country

EKATERINBURG, Russia – Marking the 20th anniversary of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics membership of INTERPOL, Secretary General Ronald K. Noble said the country’s dedication to international law enforcement had ‘placed Russia at the forefront of global policing.’Addressing the All-Russia Heads of National Central Bureaus (NCB) Seminar meeting in...
18 May 2007

INTERPOL Anti-Heroin Smuggling Training Centre opens in Russia

RUSSIA - A new centre to train police officers from around the world in detecting and investigating heroin smuggling was opened in Russia by INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble and Russian Minister of the Interior Rashid Nurgaliev on May 14.The INTERPOL Anti-Heroin Smuggling Training Centre in Domodedovo near Moscow will provide comprehensive instr...

Red Notices 160

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Nationality: Russia


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Nationality: Ukraine


All wanted persons

Yellow Notices 85

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Nationality: Russia


Age today: 6 years old
Nationality: Russia


All Missing persons

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