Putin visits ice cave during Arctic tourSociety & Culture March 30, 0:02
Putin orders Defense Ministry and FSB to ensure protection of Russia’s interests in ArcticMilitary & Defense March 29, 21:46
Kiev aware of few chances to win in debt lawsuit case — envoyBusiness & Economy March 29, 20:52
Russian top diplomat dismisses claims about human rights violations in Crimea as liesRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 29, 20:23
Moscow suspects Jabhat al-Nusra could be used to topple AssadRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 29, 19:58
Lavrov reiterates there are no facts substantiating Iran’s links to terroristsRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 29, 19:40
Russia to upgrade helicopter protection system based on Syrian experienceMilitary & Defense March 29, 19:00
Lavrov says Ukrainian president wants to bury Minsk agreementsRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 29, 18:57
FIDE executive says Ilyumzhinov himself to blame over media buzz on his resignationSport March 29, 18:46
YEKATERINBURG, February 27 (Itar-Tass) – Almost 95 percent of buildings damaged in a meteor shower in Russia’s Chelyabinsk region on February 15 have been restored, the press service of the regional emergencies ministry told Tass on Wednesday.
Repair work has been done on 6,911 buildings. “Over 7,000 people have taken part in work to liquidate the aftermath of a meteor shower,” the press service said.
The meteor shower early on February 15 was fixed in five Russian regions – the Tyumen, Sverdlovsk, Chelyabinsk, and Kurgan regions as well as in Bashkiria.
Almost 1,500 people sought medical assistance, including 311 children. Preliminary damage is estimated at one billion roubles.