UN chief calls late Ambassador Churkin 'uniquely skilled diplomat'World February 21, 8:01
Vitaly Churkin’s sense of humor will be remembered by his UN colleagues — Ban-Ki-moonWorld February 21, 7:59
People bringing flowers to Russian Foreign Ministry in memory of late Ambassador ChurkinRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 20, 23:55
US envoy to UN pays tribute to Churkin’s ‘great skill’ in advocating Russia's positionWorld February 20, 23:29
Energy minister says Russia outpaces its February schedule of oil production cutBusiness & Economy February 20, 23:02
Russian UN envoy Vitaly Churkin’s death is big loss for Russia, premier saysRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 20, 22:52
Colleagues mourn Russia's ambassador to UN as 'diplomatic giant and wonderful character'World February 20, 21:58
Putin offers condolences over UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin’s deathRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 20, 21:21
Russia’s Foreign Ministry lost outstanding diplomat — spokeswoman on UN envoy’s deathRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 20, 20:54
BERLIN, August 19. (Itar-Tass) – A man, claiming to be armed, has taken several hostages in the old city hall building in the Bavarian city of Ingolstadt, local police reported. So far no demands have been put forward.
Ingolstadt police spokesman stated that law enforcements are attempting to negotiate release of hostages while avoiding conflict escalation. The city hall has been surrounded, no information on the number of hostages is available at this point.
Angela Merkel was scheduled to appear on site late Monday as part of her election campaign. Bundestag elections are slated for September 22.