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Pressure on Interpol grows as the agency considers making a Russian its chief

Nov 20, 2018 - Washington Post Blogs

Several countries have expressed concern that Interpol might elect a Russian as its new chief despite criticism that Moscow has used the international police agency to punish political opponents.

Police chiefs meeting in Dubai are expected to vote Wednesday on a successor to Meng Hongwei, who went missing in China in September. Chinese officials, who admitted detaining him, later said Meng resigned after being charged with accepting bribes.

The United States "strongly endorses" the S...