Topic: Top stories of the day
A roundup of what has happened in the past 24 hours
* A candidate from Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood movement, Mohamed Mursi and the former Egyptian Prime Minister, Ahmed Shafiq, will compete in a presidential run-off vote as ballot counting in the Egypt’s landmark election continues
* Six riot police officers who were injured in clashes during an anti-Putin rally in Moscow earlier this month have received new apartments as a reward, the Interior Ministry’s Moscow city department said
* Russia’s Defense Ministry and the United Shipbuilding Corporation failed again to agree final contract terms for delivery of the new Borey class (Project 955) strategic nuclear submarine, despite the intervention of President Vladimir Putin
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Earlier this month, Russia hosted the Fourth International Meeting of the Arctic Council at Naryan-Mar, a seaport in the Barents Sea, to discuss issues relating to the infrastructure and safety of ships passing through the Northern Sea Route (NSR).