Russian health minister says producing vaccines in Nicaragua is "very profitable"Society & Culture October 23, 7:36
Russia, EU should set up strategic planning committee — former foreign ministerRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 23, 6:07
DPR to raise issue of Ukrainian forces’ shellings in DPR’s south — envoyWorld October 23, 5:06
Georgia’s Orthodox patriarch to visit Moscow to mark Russian patriarch’s 70th birthdaySociety & Culture October 23, 4:21
Iraqi forces enter last settlement on northern approaches to Mosul — mediaWorld October 23, 3:56
Azerbaijan’s president says his country will not increase oil outputBusiness & Economy October 23, 3:29
Second round of parliamentary election to be held in Lithuania on SundayWorld October 23, 2:49
Russian Duma delegation to take part in BRICS forum, IPU Assembly in GenevaRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 23, 2:11
Ceasefire in Syria violated 44 times in 24 hours — Russian reconciliation centerWorld October 23, 1:36
OTTAWA, October 22. /TASS/. A soldier of a guard of honor wounded by an unknown assailant earlier Wednesday in Ottawa has died, a police spokesman told a TASS correspondent on the site.
An unknown gunman opened fire at honor guard soldiers at the National War Memorial commemorating Canadian soldiers killed in the First World War. Witnesses said they saw a gunman armed with a long rifle, who rushed towards the Parliament Hill after attack.
As previously reported, members of the Canadian Parliament and the government were evacuated because of the shooting, committed by the unknown person in close proximity to administrative buildings.
They were evacuated from the buildings with their colleagues and other members of Parliament under sniper and armed police escort. Witnesses said that they heard from 25 to 50 shots in total. Canadian Federal Police advised citizens to keep away from windows and roofs due to the incident in the center of the capital.