This week in photos: Trump with Pope, St Nicholas relics in Moscow and Zuckerberg's degreeSociety & Culture May 26, 17:45
Bolshoi Theater vows to put on at least 10 new shows next seasonSociety & Culture May 26, 17:34
First out of four IS members detained in Moscow arrested for 2 monthsSociety & Culture May 26, 17:17
Putin says attackers, masterminds of terror attack in Egypt must not go unpunishedRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 26, 17:13
Russian oil and gas companies may use Ka-62 helicopter for Arctic projectsBusiness & Economy May 26, 17:05
Russia may increase spending on military bases abroadMilitary & Defense May 26, 16:45
Lavrov praises Eurasian integration projectsBusiness & Economy May 26, 16:40
Estonian Foreign Ministry confirms plans to expel two Russian diplomatsWorld May 26, 16:30
Russia stands for diplomatic settlement of North Korean issue — presidential aideRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 26, 16:25
MOSCOW, March 13 (Itar-Tass) —— President Dmitry Medvedev has presented condolences to Bangladesh President Zillur Rahman in connection with the numerous casualties in a ferryboat wreck.
“We are aggrieved with the news of the ferryboat wreck on the Meghna River, which caused numerous casualties,” says the cable posted on the Kremlin website on Tuesday.
“I present my profound condolences and ask you to convey my sympathy and support to the families of the dead and wishes of the soonest recovery to the injured,” the president said.
Twenty-four people died, and 200 were announced missing in the ferryboat accident. About 30 passengers reached the shore unaided.