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Video of Russian Doctor Striking Patient Sparks Criminal Probe

Russian investigators in the southern city of Belgorod opened a criminal probe Saturday in the case of a hospital patient who died after he was punched in the face by a doctor. Authorities announced the probe days after the December 29 incident, which was recorded on security video that aired on YouTube and was later seen on Russian national television. In the video, a man in medical garb drags a male patient from an examination table while asking him, "Why did you touch the...

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