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Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell backed up the police commission's decision not to rush to investigate allegations of police misconduct raised in a case over the chief's stolen mailbox.
The allegations arose in a federal trial of a man accused of stealing Chief Louis Kealoha's home mailbox.
Puana's federal public defender, Alexander Silvert, has said his investigation in the case revealed misconduct and that Kealoha and his wife framed Puana to discredit him in a lawsuit.
The commission's lack of an investigation into the mailbox allegations is troubling, said Meda Chesney-Lind, a criminologist who chairs the Women's Studies Program at the University of Hawaii.
One day in October, a dozen armed men in masks drove up to the gates of Yalta Film Studios.
The studio, nestled in the hills overlooking the Black Sea, is just one of thousands of businesses seized from their owners since Crimea was annexed by Russia eight months ago.
 an Associated Press investigation throughout this peninsula the size of Massachusetts found many instances of less noble practices: legal owners strong-armed off their premises; buildings, farms and other prime real estate seized on dubious pretenses, or with no legal justification at all; non-payment of the compensation mandated by the Russian constitution; and targeting of assets belonging to or used by the Crimean Tatar ethnic minority and the pro-Kiev branch of the Orthodox Church.
Some holdings, from shipyards to health resorts, were publicly earmarked for repossession by Crimea's regional government, now part of the Russian Federation.
Crimea's Russia-installed prime minister, Sergei Aksyonov, says the nationalization law enacted Aug.