Over 40 people were injured during a hurricane which raged in Russia’s Republic of Bashkortostan from late Friday through early Saturday, a representative of the investigative committee told RIA Novosti.
A dud munition presumably belonging to Ukrainian military forces has been found in Russia’s Rostov region, 4.5 kilometers (2.8 miles) from the border with Ukraine, a representative of Federal Security Service’s border department told RIA Novosti.
More than 800,000 Ukrainians have fled Ukraine for Russia since the start of Kiev’s military operation in southeastern Ukraine; some 130,000 have applied for asylum, Russia’s Federal Migration Service told RIA Novosti Saturday.
Scientists from a subsidiary of the SIGMA.Novosibirsk nanotechnology center, a project run by the state-owned RUSNANO Corporation, have developed a technology that detects cancer in very early stages and can be employed at outpatient clinics, said a Friday statement on the center’s website.
Poland has permitted flyover for the plane of Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, which had to return to Bratislava Friday after Poland refused to let it into its airspace, the aircraft’s first pilot told RIA Novosti Friday.
The UN report on the human rights situation in Ukraine contains few facts and Russia’s efforts to take in refugees are being ignored, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said Friday.
Statements made by a number of human rights activists about the alleged deaths of a hundred of Russian servicemen in Ukraine were “hooey,” a high-ranking Russian defense ministry source told RIA Novosti Friday.
The armed conflict in eastern Ukraine can only be stopped by peacekeeping forces, but neither the West nor Kiev are interested in doing so, a member of the Russian Senate Committee on Defense and Security, Valery Shnyakin, told RIA Novosti Friday.
Specialists from Russia’s Eastern Military District have started the assembly of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), which are to carry out patrol missions over Russia’s Far Eastern Kamchatka peninsula, Roman Martov, a representative for the Ministry of Defense told RIA Novosti Friday.