CNN will not get away with Syrian boy video — Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswomanWorld June 28, 3:12
WADA move shows trust in Russia’s anti-doping measures — ministerSport June 28, 1:02
US disciplinary procedure against jailed Russian businessman Bout delayed — attorneyWorld June 27, 23:16
FIFA report on Russia’s 2018 World Cup bidding proves legitimacy of its win — deputy PMSport June 27, 21:08
FIFA report on Russia’s 2018 bidding dismisses Western media allegations — LOC chiefSport June 27, 19:53
Encrypting ransomware Petya attacks computers worldwide — Kaspersky LabBusiness & Economy June 27, 19:23
Kremlin says its computers not affected by hacker attackRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 27, 18:55
Security experts urge Putin, Trump to overcome disagreementsWorld June 27, 18:51
Jury to deliver verdict on Nemtsov murder case on June 28Society & Culture June 27, 18:42
MOSCOW, July 21. /TASS/. The hostage standoff unfolding at a Yerevan police station is unacceptable and Moscow supports Yerevan’s measures in straightening out the crisis, Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, said on Thursday.
"We think that the seizure of the police station is deplorable. Such crimes pose a serious threat to the security of Armenia’s citizens," she said.
"We support the authorities’ measures and hope that it will lead to the release of the hostages, followed by a thorough investigation, which would bring those who are guilty to justice," Zakharova said.
Armed attackers abducted on-duty cops and later top police brass who had arrived on the scene for negotiations. Among those held hostage are, in particular, Armenia’s Deputy Police Chief, Major-General Vartan Yegiazaryan and Yerevan’s Deputy Police Chief, Colonel Valery Osipyan. As a result of the shootout, the regiment’s deputy commander was killed. That said are wounded on both sides.