OPEC has no objections to speed of Russia's oil production cutsBusiness & Economy March 25, 12:38
Opposition leader Vladimir Neklyayev detained in Belarus - news agency directorWorld March 25, 5:33
Russia submits amicus curiae brief to US Supreme CourtRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 3:34
Russia, China suggest for UN SC to adopt resolution on chemical terrorism threatRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 3:23
Russian lawmaker compares European Union to Soviet UnionRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 3:16
Russian emergencies ministry says fire at Kazan’s gunpowder factory fully extinguishedWorld March 25, 3:01
Relations btw US, Russia worst over half-century - Lukin quoting KissingerRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 2:58
Russia suggests setting up international coalition for demining operations in SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 1:08
One person dies in fire at gunpowder factory in Russia's KazanWorld March 24, 21:47
MOSCOW, July 22 (Itar-Tass) —— A criminal case has been opened against a woman driver who lethally hit five people, including a small child, in the Moscow region on Saturday evening, a spokesman for the regional police department told Itar-Tass on Sunday.
“The woman was drunk when the accident took place. The charges she is facing carry a punishment of up to nine years in prison,” he said.
The accident took place at about 22:00 Moscow time on Saturday near the Staraya Kupavna settlement in the Noginsk district of the Moscow region. The 24-year-old woman, a resident of the city of Moscow, driving a Land Rover at a high speed hit seven pedestrians walking in the same direction along the road to a bus stop. Five persons, including a seven-year-old girl died instantly straight on the spot.
The woman driver was detained. She confessed to have drunk alcohol before taking to wheel. She said she was forced to do so in order to take her unwedded husband to a hospital.