East Ukraine conflict claimed nearly 3,000 civilian lives — ICRCWorld August 20, 1:56
Renowned Russian filmmaker Andrei Konchalovsky turns 80Society & Culture August 20, 0:48
Netanyahu expects to meet with Putin in Sochi on August 23 — Israeli premier’s officeRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 19, 22:47
Surgut attacker is identified as a local resident - investigationSociety & Culture August 19, 14:09
Combat module containing neural networks may become series in Russia in 2018 — designerMilitary & Defense August 19, 10:44
Russian Head of General Staff Gerasimov hands award weapon to Syrian generalMilitary & Defense August 19, 9:10
German politician says Crimea should to be recognized as part of RussiaWorld August 19, 6:22
Russian Emergencies Ministry carries out over 430 humanitarian missions abroad since 1993Society & Culture August 19, 6:18
Olympic diving champion Zakharov to carry Russia’s flag at opening ceremony of UniversiadeSport August 19, 4:11
GORNO-ALTAISK, March 7 (Itar-Tass) - The Tuva authorities announced March 7 the day of mourning for the adolescents killed in a snowslide, the press service of the regional government told Itar-Tass.
Flags will fly at half-mast and all entertainment programs and events have been cancelled per orders by Tuva governor Sholban Kara-ool.
Last Sunday, seven youngsters reached the top of the Ak-Bashtyg mountain to perform a ritual in the runup to a sport competition, and were caught in a snowslide. Anton Salchak, 17, was the only survivor. He got out of the snow on his own and reported the incident. The bodies of five youngsters were found in the Mongun-Taiginsky district on Wednesday. They were brought to the district center of Mugur-Asky.
The search for the sixth missing boy is due to resume on Thursday morning.