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Russia Denies Official Killed Robber in Rio

The Russian embassy in Brazil denies that one of its diplomats shot and killed a would-be robber Thursday near the Olympic Park. Rio police said the Russian vice consul disarmed the robber and shot him with his own gun, but the Russians denied the report, saying in a statement “there must be a misunderstanding.” "No representative of the Russian consulate general in Rio de Janeiro was involved in an attempted assault ending with the death of the suspect," the consulate said...

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