Alexander  Prokopchuk, a general in the Russian Interior Ministry who serves as an Interpol vice president, was edged out of the top post following US, British and EU lobbying. Photograph: Russian Interior Ministry/Handout via Reuters

South Korea’s Kim Jong Yang has been elected as Interpol’s next president, edging out a veteran of Russia’s security services who was strongly opposed(...)

 Alexander Prokopchuk, Russian candidate to head the  international police organisation Interpol, pictured in 2015. Photograph:  Russian interior ministry via Reuters

The Kremlin has denounced a group of US senators for interfering in an upcoming Interpol election in which a Russian law enforcer is running for leade(...)