Diplomat calls US’ allegations about isolation of Russia in UN 'strange'Russian Politics & Diplomacy April 28, 20:58
Experts say Russian hackers strongly demonized in USRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 28, 20:35
Ferrari drivers clock best time in Practice Two of Russia F1 GP in SochiSport April 28, 19:54
Red Bull’s advisor Marko says Kvyat to possibly remain with Toro Rosso next yearSport April 28, 19:16
Pope Francis blesses pregnant TASS correspondent en route to EgyptWorld April 28, 18:55
Russian diplomat says use of military force against North Korean unacceptable, dangerousRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 28, 18:45
UN chief calls for lowering risk of miscalculation concerning North Korea issueWorld April 28, 18:15
Moscow deeply regrets Montenegro’s decision to join NATORussian Politics & Diplomacy April 28, 18:07
Maria Sharapova reaches Porsche Grand Prix semifinalsSport April 28, 17:50
MOSCOW, July 15 (Itar-Tass) - Opening a meeting of the government the members of the Russian Cabinet observed a minute of silence for the victims of an awful road accident in the Moscow Region.
On Monday, the mourning is declared for the victims of the road accident outside Podolsk in Moscow and the Moscow Region. As a result of the collision of a commuter bus and a KAMAZ truck 18 people died, including two children, over 60 passengers were injured. According to the preliminary reports, the truck driver, who rammed in the bus, is to blame for the road accident. The criminal case was opened over violation of the traffic rules that entailed the death of two and more people through negligence. The KAMAZ driver was brought to responsibility for violations of the traffic rules seven times this year alone, lacked the Russian driving license and was driving with the international driving license issued in Armenia. He remained alive and the detectives are working with him.
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev recalled that Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova came to the road accident site. “29 people were hospitalized, they should be given the medical aid, and all necessary measures should be taken,” the prime minister said. “I hope that an objective truth of the criminal case will be found - who is to blame for this and who should bear this responsibility,” the prime minister noted.