UN envoy slams anti-Russian sanctions imposed over North KoreaRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 23, 21:29
Criminal case over Ukraine's map without Crimea and Donbass opened in KievWorld August 23, 21:17
Netanyahu says every encounter with Putin benefits Israel’s securityWorld August 23, 19:15
Netanyahu determined to prevent Iran from strengthening positions in SyriaWorld August 23, 18:21
Russia's military might on display at Army-2017 forumMilitary & Defense August 23, 18:20
Russian defense minister examines weapons seized from terrorists in SyriaMilitary & Defense August 23, 18:12
Grand Russian art exhibition to be held in Vatican in 2018Society & Culture August 23, 17:47
Argentinian footballer Emiliano Rigoni signs contract with Russia’s Zenit FCSport August 23, 17:36
German chancellor suggests exerting diplomatic pressure on North KoreaWorld August 23, 17:01
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.