Russian combat engineers continue mine clearance operation in eastern AleppoMilitary & Defense February 27, 8:46
‘Moonlight’ takes Oscar for best picture instead of earlier announced ‘La La Land’Society & Culture February 27, 8:25
Oscars 2017: Casey Affleck, Emma Stone win Academy awards in best actor and actressSociety & Culture February 27, 8:08
Russian military delivers humanitarian aid to some 3,800 Syrians over past 24 hoursRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 27, 7:16
International talks on Syria conflict settlement may take up to several months — sourceWorld February 27, 7:13
PARNAS leader attacked during march in Nemtsov’s memorySociety & Culture February 26, 16:59
Donetsk water purification station recaptured from Ukrainian radicalsWorld February 26, 15:24
Russian skiers Ustyugov, Kryukov win team sprint at World ChampionshipsSport February 26, 15:23
Opposition activist Dadin sentenced for disorders at rallies leaves jailRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 26, 12:58
MOSCOW, July 13. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered Defence Minister Sergey Shoigu to ensure the necessary medical assistance to the victims in the collapse of the military barracks in Omsk, in southwestern Siberia, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday.
"The supreme commander-in-chief receives reports of the defence minister on the rescue works, and the minister has been ordered to ensure all the necessary medical assistance to the victims in the accident. The reports of the Defence Ministry are sent to the president on the regular basis," Peskov said.
Putin has expressed condolences to the relatives of the servicemen killed in the accident and also to the whole Russian army.
As of 8.30 a.m. on Monday, a total of 37 servicemen have been retrieved from the rubble: 18 of them are dead and 19 are in medical facilities. The fate of five others remains unknown.