Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen to face each other in runoffWorld April 24, 8:13
Danish defense minister accuses Russians of hacking into his staff’s emailsWorld April 24, 7:50
PROFILE: Emmanuel Macron poised to become France’s youngest presidentWorld April 24, 6:44
North Korea ready to carry out nuclear test at any time — expertsWorld April 24, 5:56
Swedish think tank puts Russia in world’s top three biggest defense spendersMilitary & Defense April 24, 4:35
Ukraine reconciliation meeting in Minsk postponed over OSCE car blastWorld April 24, 3:21
Macron announces his victory in first round of French presidential voteWorld April 24, 1:29
Le Pen gets 23.08%, Macron - 23.11% after 33 mln votes counted — Interior MinistryWorld April 23, 23:58
Preliminary results of French polls reveal defeat of two leading partiesWorld April 23, 22:49
MOSCOW, May 3 (Itar-Tass) - Moscow urged Kiev to give more information whether Russians were among Odessa fire victims, otherwise the report would be viewed as a new attempt to blame Russia for everything, the Russian Foreign Ministry stated.
Ukrainian media reported that 15 of the victims in Odessa were Russian citizens who allegedly had participated in protests.
"A question arises on what materials such conclusions are based. If all the victims are identified and there are confirming documents, they must be immediately made public, but not playing on feelings of relatives of the victims and trying to stir up emotions among people who are already pushed to the edge of the abyss.
"If there were no identification and no documents, then such a statement is another attempt to convince the public of some 'Russian trace' found in Odessa protest meetings.
"Such intention to blame Russia for everything at any cost, even at the cost of cruelly killed people, is prompted by the attempt to remove the responsibility from the Kiev leadership for what is happening in Ukraine," the Russian Foreign Ministry noted.