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Russian Police Raids Target Japanese Doomsday Cult

Russian police detained a number of alleged members of the banned Japanese doomsday cult Aum Shinrikyo after raiding more than 20 apartments in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russian media reported Tuesday. Russia’s Investigative Committee, the country's main federal investigating authority, opened a criminal case against a group of cult followers that a committee spokesman said was established no later than 2011, according to Russia’s Tass news agency.  “The religious group’s...

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