The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project described longtime Putin ally Yevgeny Prigozhin as the "malevolence of state-sponsored corruption."
Kremlin said Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping would discuss issues related to the two countries' "real strategic partnership."
Russia unleashed its largest attack in weeks on Ukraine, battering the war-torn country with over 60 missiles targeting key infrastructure.
The soldiers who left their posts are now being searched by separate divisions of the Russian guard.
Russians fighting alongside Ukrainian forces in the war are part of the "Freedom of Russia" legion.
The incident happened in a compartment of a staff carriage of a military train at Misyash station in Russia's Chelyabinsk Oblast on Dec. 23.
The new private military group was spotted near the Ukrainian city of Vuhledar in Donetsk Oblast.
On Tuesday, French police arrested a Ukrainian billionaire who is under investigation for participating in a scheme to embezzle $100 million.
Russian soldiers can now store their sperm in cryobanks free of charge, as 300,000 are mobilized to fight in Ukraine.
Dmitry Vasilets was the first Russian to be charged under the amended criminal Article 332, which makes military disobedience a criminal liability.
Ukraine's Prosecutor General's Office estimated that Ukraine lost $3.2 million because of Russian oligarch Alisher Usmanov's illegal transactions.
A former captive accused Russian forces of only giving prisoners of war less than five minutes to eat.
The draft notice instructed the deceased child to report to the military registration and enlistment office in January 2023.
The soldiers revealed they were struggling with a lack of ammunition while fighting against Ukrainian forces in Bakhmut.
The chief of the cybersecurity department of the Security Service of Ukraine said Russia is carrying out an average of 10 cyberattacks daily.
The medals also allegedly contained the pro-war symbols Z and V.